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2014 Course Programme

Your local training provider

National Construction College

CITB – your local
construction training provider
As the training arm of CITB, the National Construction College is uniquely focused
on creating a highly skilled, safe and professional workforce.
We have seven regional campus locations with specialist facilities, such as scaffolding, plant
and roofing, plus a unique purpose-built tunnelling and underground construction facility in
Ilford. We also deliver most of our health and safety, leadership, and training and assessment
courses locally or on site across the UK. All of our instructors have valuable industry experience
and we can offer free professional advice on finding the right training for your company including
tailor-made training packages and in-house delivery.

Contents
l Specialist locations................................................................................. 4

“You will receive top
quality training and
gain valuable industry
expertise. Our promise
to you is to deliver a
workforce that is skilled,
confident and has practical
experience, ensuring that
you get a maximum return
on investment.”

l Your local support team....................................................................... 5

Andy Walder, Director,
National Construction College

l Access Apprenticeships.................................................................... 25

l Superb facilities....................................................................................... 6
l Who we work with.................................................................................. 7
l In-company and bespoke training..................................................... 7
l How to book a course.......................................................................... 8
l Setting the standard............................................................................... 9
l National Construction College Apprentice Awards.................. 10
l Apprenticeships................................................................................... 11
l Construction Apprenticeships......................................................... 12
l Specialist Apprenticeships................................................................ 17
l Plant Apprenticeships........................................................................ 18

l Tunnelling Apprenticeships.............................................................. 26
l Assessment Services.......................................................................... 29
l Construction and Specialist Building............................................. 33
l Levelling and Setting Out.................................................................. 45

Contents

l Roofing Apprenticeships................................................................... 22

l Health and Safety................................................................................. 49
l Leadership and Management.......................................................... 59
l Teaching, Instruction and Coaching............................................... 67
l Plant Maintenance............................................................................... 73
l Plant Operations.................................................................................. 77
l Scaffolding and Access...................................................................... 99
l Sustainability........................................................................................113
l Tunnelling and Underground Construction...............................117
l Useful contact numbers..................................................................127
l Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG)
Statement of service.........................................................................128
l Index......................................................................................................129
Please note that course costs and grant information may change.
All information is correct at time of going to print.

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Plant Maintenance.uk Parking: On site parking Parking: Disabled parking only. Telephone: 0344 994 4433 Fax: 0300 456 7997 Email: nationalconstruction. Levelling and Setting Out. King’s Lynn. Inchinnan.uk Parking: Limited parking Travelling times 15 minutes from Birmingham 25 minutes from Bromsgrove 40 minutes from Coventry Telephone: 0300 456 5333 Fax: 01322 332 358 Email: nationalconstruction.Specialist training requires specialist locations Specialist locations That’s why we’ve developed state of the art.uk/training Travelling times 20 minutes from Derby 1 hour from Nottingham 1 hour 15 minutes from Birmingham Travelling times 15 minutes from Romford 25 minutes from Central London 25 minutes from Waltham Abbey . This helps to ensure that trainees can incorporate their learning as soon as they get back on site. Construction and Specialist Building. Specialist Apprenticeships.college@citb. Ashbourne.uk Email: tuca.uk Parking: On site parking Travelling times 1 hour 30 minutes from Peterborough 2 hours from Cambridge 3 hours from London National Construction College (Scotland) Telephone: 0300 456 5620 Fax: 0121 459 8330 Email: nationalconstruction.college@citb. Facilities Roofing Apprenticeships. Birmingham B30 3JH Manor Road. Plant Maintenance.co. Construction and Specialist Building.co. Derbyshire DE6 1LR Lugg Approach.supportservices@citb.college@citb.ac.uk Telephone: 0344 994 8800 Fax: 0344 994 8801 Email: nationalconstruction.uk Parking: On site parking Travelling times 15 minutes from Dartford 45 minutes from Central London 1 hour and 15 minutes from Watford National Construction College (Central) in association with JCB Tunnelling and Underground Construction Academy (TUCA) Ladyhole Lane.uk Telephone: 0203 197 5002 Website: tuca. plant. no on site parking available. Facilities Plant Operations. Scaffolding and Access. Scaffolding and Access.college@citb. Leadership and Management. Kings Norton. Ilford. tunnelling and underground construction at various locations across the UK. 4 Fountain Avenue. Plant Maintenance. Kent DA8 2AD Facilities Construction Apprenticeships. London E12 5LN Facilities Construction Apprenticeships. Construction and Specialist Building. Leadership and Management.college@citb.co. Scaffolding and Access. Levelling and Setting Out. Facilities Construction Apprenticeships.co. Plant Apprenticeships. Scaffolding and Access. Health and Safety. roofing.co. real-life training environments in scaffolding. Health and Safety. National Construction College (East) National Construction College (Midlands) National Construction College (South) Bircham Newton. Telephone: 0121 459 8000/0121 459 2948 Fax: 0121 459 2948 Email: nationalconstruction. Renfrewshire PA4 9RQ Parking: On site parking Travelling times 20 minutes from Glasgow 50 minutes from Stirling 1 hour 20 minutes from Edinburgh 4 citb. Roofing Apprenticeships. Inchinnan Business Park. Plant Apprenticeships.co. Erith. Facilities Tunnelling. Roofing Apprenticeships.co. Norfolk PE31 6RH 83 Lifford Lane. Specialist Apprenticeships.

co.co. l Midlands region l South West and South Wales region l NCC Scotland Jo Bowditch 07824 607288 Jo. TUCA NCC Waltham Forest l l l NCC South Your local support team l North West and North Wales region Facilities Plant Apprenticeships. citb. l Scotland We also deliver courses at this location. Llangefni LL77 7HY Telephone: 01248 383323 Travelling times 25 minutes from Caernarfon 30 minutes from Bangor 35 minutes from Conwy Kate Parkinson 07826 858589 Kate.co.uk l London and South East region Please contact us on 0344 994 4433.co. John Bissett 07826 858548 John.uk l North Midlands region Andrea Russell 07788 568224 Andrea. London E11 4DD Telephone: 0208 539 8729 Fax: 0208 539 8729 Email: nationalconstruction. we have a variety of flexible locations to deliver your training.Froggatt@citb.uk l East region Andrea Lorking 07824 477677 Andrea.uk Humber and l Yorkshire. North East region Coleg Menai l l NCC Central l NCC East l NCC Midlands In addition to our fixed campuses.co. Construction and Specialist Building.uk/training 5 . Health and Safety. The team can assist with providing advice and guidance linked to the development and delivery of training plans and give advice in relation to funding that may be available to help offset costs. Karen Froggatt 07767 618563 Karen.Bowditch@citb.uk Please contact us on 0344 994 4433.Your local support team Our UK-wide team of Senior Training Co-ordinators (STCs) can support and advise businesses wishing to make multiple bookings or organise their own in-company or bespoke training. so that we can put you in touch with your nearest Senior Training Co-ordinator. Scaffolding and Access. so that we can put you in touch with your nearest Senior Training Co-ordinator.Bissett@citb.co.co.Parkinson@citb. Lon Talwrn.uk l South Central region Please contact us on 0344 994 4433. so that we can put you in touch with your nearest Senior Training Co-ordinator. Leytonstone.college@citb.Lorking@citb.Russell@citb.uk Parking: Limited parking Travelling times 25 minutes from Central London 45 minutes from Watford 45 minutes from St Albans Coleg Menai Coleg Menai. National Construction College (Waltham Forest) Hollydown Way.co.

with excellent teaching credentials and are dedicated to providing you with the best training. The Birches.co. There is a bar. 6 citb. King’s Lynn. both now and in the future.uk/training . to continue to deliver the skilled workforce that is vital to our industry. offers a range of en-suite bedrooms with a colour TV in every room. as well as our own outstanding real life training environments. You can also enjoy our campus dining facilities including a restaurant for main meals. offering meeting rooms and conference suites. Our instructors Our instructors are all construction experts with years of work experience in the industry. Superb facilities The National Construction College at Bircham Newton. swimming pool and a fully equipped gym on the campus along with a superb conference facility. as well as a Costa Coffee offering pastries and paninis along with a variety of coffees and other beverages. we also have excellent accommodation and facilities for you.Superb facilities Uniquely at the National Construction College. They are all extremely well qualified.

uk/training 7 .At CITB we work with thousands of employers every year. We also offer tailored courses covering everything from general construction through to health and safety. We provide training for all levels. Here are just some of the organisations who benefit from our products and services: In-company and bespoke training We can provide training at your company’s premises or at any location of your choice for a selection of courses. ranging from small companies through to large multi-nationals. Who we work with and bespoke training Who we work with Our Leadership and Management Diagnostic Tool will enable us to identify which management and supervisory skills you need. citb. We work closely with you to identify your needs and produce a bespoke training programme which will ensure that you get the maximum return on your investment.co. from apprentices through to senior managers. Please call us on 0344 994 4433 to discuss your requirements.

college@citb.How to book a course Online General enquiries Our website citb. call us on 0344 994 4433. We are also able to offer training advice and guidance on the best options to meet your training needs.uk . Email Enquiries can also be made by emailing us at nationalconstruction. Our friendly team of advisers are available (with the exception of Bank Holidays): By phone How to book a course For detailed information on CITB training courses provided by the National Construction College and to book a course.co.45am – 5pm Friday from 9am – 4pm A telephone answering service is available outside these hours.uk/training Monday to Thursday from 8.co. Most of our courses can be booked directly online. 8 citb.co.uk/training provides the latest information on course dates and special offers. based on your personal circumstances.

co.uk/training 9 .Five Star Award for Health and Safety Management* . *By achieving a mark of 98 per cent in the British Safety Council (BSC) Five Star Health and Safety Audit.Setting the standard CITB and the National Construction College have received a wide range of industry certifications and awards. the National Construction College Scotland gained one of the highest ever scores for this internationally recognised award. citb.Sword of Honour for Health and Safety Management • Matrix Standard Certification for Information Advice and Guidance Setting the standard • OHSAS 18001:2007 Health and Safety Management System Certification • ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System Certification • Recognised for Excellence • Equality and Diversity Award • Investors In People. Membership We are members of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) and of the Association of Colleges (AoC). 2012 and 2013) . demonstrating our commitment to delivering high standards. National Construction College awards include: • ISO 9001:2008 Business Management System Certification • British Safety Council (2005.

National Construction College Apprentice Awards The National Construction College is proud to be recognised as the leading training provider for specialist construction.co. at our annual Apprentice Awards ceremonies. Each year. NCC Apprentice Awards It continues to be the largest training provider of its kind in Europe – supporting over 26.uk/training . and enjoying achievement rates well above the national average.000 individuals every year including over 700 apprentices. 10 citb. we celebrate the success of those apprentices who have made an outstanding contribution to their studies and have demonstrated a real commitment to kick-starting their successful careers in the construction sector. It is these outstanding individuals who join our highly experienced members of staff in making the National Construction College such a fantastic place. both to learn and work. each and every day.

co. citb. There is no better way to bring in the skills that help secure new contracts for your business. London. • NCC East – King’s Lynn • NCC Midlands – Birmingham • NCC Waltham Forest – London • NCC Scotland – Inchinnan • TUCA – Ilford. please be aware that only applicants aged between 16-18 who have not been placed on a training scheme before can be guaranteed full funding for their Apprenticeship. both for individual companies and for the construction industry as a whole. In 2012/2013 CITB Managing Courses may be available at: Before applying to the National Construction College If you make an Apprenticeship application to the Skills Funding Agency. For detailed information about the locations please turn to the map on page 5. Employers must be aware that they may have to make a contribution towards the Apprenticeship. if the application is for those aged 16-18 who have had training before. The National Construction College is working hard to provide the highest standard of training for Agency Apprenticeships were awarded an Ofsted rating of ‘Outstanding’. or for those aged over 18.Apprentices represent the future.uk/training 11 . Apprenticeships apprentices.

a science subject and English). Course programme Level 2 Functional Skills • Mathematics • English. Further training This course can lead to further career advancement in design.co. If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb. A civil engineering technician’s key function is to be the link between engineers. The extended course is 27 weeks of training. Further qualifications include a Foundation Degree. Practical training • Safe working practices in construction • Managing excavation. All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise and to attend the 12 citb. The apprentice will take part in group tutorials as necessary and there will be periodic progress reviews.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. Construction Apprenticeships Years 2 and 3 Employer-based work experience with assessment for the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England.250 Year 1 The standard course is 19 weeks of training. Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based theory and workshop-based practicals. plant and piling • Laying domestic and large diameter drainage • Levelling and setting out • Mathematics for civil engineers • Carrying out pre-pour inspection and testing of concrete • The planning and design process and environmental considerations • CAD • Project management • Surveying • Sustainable construction • Science and materials. carried out by the National Construction College. . as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. sales and management within construction. Assessment will take place via: • Written and practical assessments (mapped to Diploma and NVQ/SVQ Diploma competence levels) • A site visit (via an assessor) • A synoptic practical test • An assessment (delivered via a test at the end of each unit) • Online multiple choice assessment test. quality control and checking and reporting on progress. a Higher National Diploma (HND) or a Civil Engineering Degree. Civil Engineering Technician This course has been designed in close consultation with industry and aims to prepare apprentices to become responsible and skilled workers within civil engineering.uk/training college to complete a Maths test. the management team and operatives on a construction site. Entry requirements Minimum of four GCSEs at grades A*-C or equivalent (to include Maths. Qualifications/certification • BTEC Diploma Level 3 Construction and Built Environment • Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations • Level 2 Functional Skills • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.co. The Apprenticeship will provide the skills needed in the role for setting out. finance. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales. An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness • Mobile towers • Safe use of ladders • Manual handling.Grant Up to £10.

finance. Assessment will take place via: Up to £10. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England.co. This provides apprentices with a wider base of both skills and knowledge of the construction industry and will include training in: All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise. If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb. Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based theory and workshop-based practicals.co. sales and management within the formwork sector. Periods between college training are spent on site with the apprentice’s employer developing skills and experience. An induction programme • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness • Mobile towers • Safe use of ladders • Manual handling • Safe use of small tools and equipment. along with other industry-specific subjects. Entry requirements This Apprenticeship will provide the necessary skills to fabricate. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. set out and erect formwork structures using a range of materials and proprietary systems in the construction site environment. • Interpreting information • Estimating resources citb.Grant This course has been designed in close consultation with industry to provide a sound working knowledge of a wide variety of skills that will prepare the apprentices to work competently on site.uk/training 13 . whilst producing evidence for completing the NVQ/SVQ qualification. • Basic building methods • Building elements • Building materials. Construction Apprenticeships Formwork • Written and practical assessments (mapped to Diploma and NVQ/SVQ Diploma competence levels) • A site visit (via an assessor) • A synoptic practical test • An assessment (delivered via a test at the end of each unit) • Online multiple choice assessment test at the end of the training course. Further training This course can lead to further career advancement in design. Further qualifications include the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Formwork and the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Site Supervision. They may also gain value-added qualifications in health and safety. The apprentice will take part in individual tutorials as necessary and there will be periodic progress reviews.250 Duration An 18 month programme incorporating 20 weeks off-the-job training at the National Construction College. Practical training • Interpreting diagrams and technical drawings • Principles of setting out • Fabricate and repair – wooden and system formwork • Erect and strike – wooden and system formwork • Erect and strike – crane handled formwork • Concrete (mixes. Construction Diploma This course includes apprentice training in Construction Technology. Formwork is an essential component of the reinforced concrete construction process. Qualifications/certification • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Formwork • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Formwork Occupations • Level 1 Functional Skills • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. It is the term given to either temporary or permanent moulds into which concrete or similar materials are poured to form the elements required to complete a structure. volumes and placing) • Slinger/signaller • MEWPs • Harness training • Leading edge.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. Course programme Functional skills • Mathematics • English. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales. and some will need to attend the college for further tests.

If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb.250 Duration Up to two year training programme incorporating 13 weeks of off-the-job training at the National Construction College. Steelfixing is the term given to the construction of steel cages that are embedded within the concrete to give it structural strength. Further qualifications include the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Site Supervision. Practical training • Interpreting diagrams and technical drawings • Principles of setting out • Types of ties and their application - Interpretation of 3D drawings - In-situ and pre-cast applications - Bar cutting and bending • Appreciation of slinger/signaller • Appreciation of MEWPs • Appreciation of harness training • Appreciation of leading edge. . Course programme Functional skills • Mathematics • English. the construction of roads. This provides apprentices with a wider base of both skills and knowledge of the construction industry and will include training in: • Interpreting information • Estimating resources • Basic building methods 14 citb. Assessment will take place via: • Written and practical assessments (mapped to Diploma and NVQ/SVQ Diploma competence levels) • A site visit (via an assessor) • A synoptic practical test • An assessment (delivered via a test at the end of each unit) • Online multiple choice assessment test at the end of the training course. Further training This course can lead to further career advancement in design. whilst producing evidence for completing the NVQ qualification.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. power stations etc. Construction Diploma This course includes apprentice training in Construction Technology. finance. The apprentice will take part in individual tutorials as necessary and there will be periodic progress reviews.co.co. Entry requirements All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise. Periods between college training are spent on site with the apprentice’s employer developing skills and experience.Steelfixing Construction Apprenticeships Grant Up to £10. Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based theory and workshopbased practicals. Qualifications/certification • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Steelfixing • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Steelfixing Occupations • Level 1 Functional Skills • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.e. sales and management within the civil engineering sector. Reinforced steel is an essential component of the reinforced concrete construction process. This Apprenticeship trade is generally associated with civil engineering i. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. An induction programme • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness • Mobile towers • Safe use of ladders • Manual handling • Safe use of small tools and equipment. along with other industry-specific subjects. and some will need to attend the college for further tests. They may also gain value-added qualifications in health and safety. bridges. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England.uk/training • Building elements • Building materials. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales. This course has been designed in close consultation with industry to provide a sound working knowledge of a wide variety of skills that will prepare the apprentices to work competently on site.

and some will need to attend the college for further tests. This course can lead to further career advancement in design.General Construction Course programme Functional skills • Mathematics • English.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. Practical training • Installing drainage and service ducts • Basic concreting • Erecting and dismantling a basic working platform • Setting out • Block paving • Kerbing • Steelfixing • Formwork • Excavation support. Construction Diploma Entry requirements All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise. This provides apprentices with a wider base of both skills and knowledge of the construction industry and will include training in: • Interpreting information • Estimating resources • Basic building methods • Building elements. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. laying and testing. Further training Construction Apprenticeships This course has been designed in consultation with the industry and covers subjects that are essential to today’s construction sites. This includes knowledge of setting out for groundworks including kerb-laying and paving as well as drainage. *Duration may vary by nation. from the testing of fresh concrete to laying and finishing. A general construction operative needs to have a good understanding of the construction/civil engineering process.250 Duration Up to two year training programme incorporating 16 weeks at college*. Further qualifications include the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations and the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Site Supervision.co. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales. If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb. gaining experience. Assessment will take place via: • Written and practical assessments (mapped to Diploma and NVQ/SVQ Diploma competence levels) • A site visit (via an assessor) • A synoptic practical test • An assessment (delivered via a test at the end of each unit) • Online multiple choice assessment test at the end of the training course. finance. The remainder of the time is spent with the employer on site.co. The apprentice will take part in individual tutorials as necessary and there will be periodic progress reviews. citb. Apprentices must also be able to understand and carry out all aspects of concreting. sales and management within construction. Grant Up to £10. with assessment for the NVQ/SVQ Diploma carried out by the National Construction College. Qualifications/certification • • • • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Construction Operations Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Construction Operations Level 1 Functional Skills Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.uk/training 15 . An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness • Mobile towers • Safe use of ladders • Manual handling • Safe use of small tools and equipment. The course includes apprentice training in Construction Technology. Please contact us for further details. Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based theory and simulated site activities. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England.

This area of training aims to provide apprentices with a wider base of both skills and knowledge of the construction industry and will include training in: • • • • • Interpreting information Estimating resources Basic building methods Building elements Building materials. Course programme The remainder of the time is spent with the employer on site.co.co. Practical training • Establishing work area protection • Segregation of highway works • Locating and protecting utilities in the highway • Excavations • Reinstatement of highways. maintain and repair public highways and footpaths. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales. They may also gain value-added qualifications in health and safety. An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness • Mobile towers • Safe use of ladders • Manual handling • Safe use of small plant. It provides individuals with the skills to build. Qualifications/certification • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Highway Maintenance • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Construction • Level 1 Functional Skills • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England. finance.250 Construction Apprenticeships Duration Up to two year training programme incorporating 16 weeks at college*. Entry requirements All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise. Further training This course can lead to further career advancement in design. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. 16 citb. Construction Diploma This course includes apprentice training in Construction Technology. Functional skills • Mathematics • English • Communication. and some will need to attend the college for further tests. . along with other industry-specific subjects.Highway Maintenance Grant Up to £10. with assessment for the NVQ/SVQ Diploma carried out by the National Construction College. Please contact us for further details. *Duration may vary by nation. The apprentice will take part in individual tutorials as necessary and there will be periodic progress reviews. Assessment will take place via: • Written and practical assessments (mapped to Diploma and NVQ/SVQ Diploma competence levels) • A site visit (via an assessor) • A synoptic practical challenge • Online multiple choice assessment test. This course has been designed in consultation with industry to prepare apprentices to become skilled workers in this specialised field. Further qualifications include the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Site Supervision. gaining experience. sales and management within construction.uk/training Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based theory and workshop-based practicals. If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding.

If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb. and some will need to attend the college for further tests. The apprentice will take part in individual tutorials as necessary and there will be periodic progress reviews. Further qualifications include the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations and the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Site Supervision. This course can lead to further career advancement in design. Please contact us for further details. *Duration may vary by nation. Assessment and training Assessment will take place via: • Written and practical assessments (mapped to Diploma and NVQ/SVQ Diploma competence levels) • Site visits (via an assessor) • A synoptic practical test • An assessment (delivered via a test at the end of each unit) • Online multiple choice assessment test.co.* The remainder of the time is spent with the employer on site.uk/training 17 . sales and management within the interior systems sector. Practical training • Hand and power tools • Interpreting information • Principles of setting out • Suspended ceiling systems • Cavity barriers • Demountable partitions • Drylining partition systems • Drylining and encasements • Drylining finishing • Raised access flooring. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England. with assessment for the NVQ/SVQ Diploma carried out by the National Construction College. gaining experience. An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness • Manual handling • Mobile towers.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales.Interior Systems – Suspended Ceiling Fixing. Partition Fixing and Drylining Course programme Functional skills • Mathematics • English.co. This is a combination of classroom-based theory and workshop-based practicals.250 Duration This course is covered over a two year period with 17 weeks at the National Construction College. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. citb. Further training Specialist Apprenticeships This course has been designed in close consultation with the interior systems sector to provide a sound working knowledge of a wide variety of industry skills that will prepare apprentices for further career progression and to work competently on site. Qualifications/certification • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Drylining • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Interior Systems – Drylining • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Interior Systems (Ceiling Fixing/Relocatable Partitions) • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Interior Systems (Ceiling Fixing/Relocatable Partitions) • Level 1 Functional Skills • Employment Responsibilities and Rights • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. Entry requirements All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise. Grant Up to £10. finance.

Entry requirements The recommended entry qualifications are four GCSEs at grade D or higher. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. However. all candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise.uk/training This Plant Maintenance course has been designed in close consultation with the plant industry and aims to give apprentices a wide range of engineering knowledge and understanding beyond that required to achieve an NVQ/SVQ qualification. Qualifications/certification • • • • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Plant Maintenance Level 1 Functional Skills Employment Responsibilities and Rights Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England. air tools and pneumatics Electro-hydraulics Basic electronics Engine management/computerised control Testing and diagnostic procedures Functional and operating procedures AC electrical systems Electrical safety testing (PAT). the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Plant Maintenance and the Level 2 Functional Skills Advanced certificate. 18 citb. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales. Periods between college training are spent on site with the apprentice’s employer. Further training Further qualifications include the Advanced Apprenticeship in Plant Maintenance. Assessment will take place via: • Written and practical assessments (mapped to Diploma and NVQ/SVQ Diploma competence levels) • A site visit (via an assessor) • An assessment (delivered via a test at the end of the course) • Online multiple choice assessment test.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness • Manual handling.co. If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb. Practical training All of the Plant Maintenance Apprenticeship courses follow a proven format. Further specific training and equipment is utilised as relevant to the role the apprentice will follow within the company.250 Year 1 16 week duration in four blocks Year 2 9 week duration in three blocks Plant Apprenticeships Year 3 7 weeks at the National Construction College for those eligible to progress to Level 3. It covers subjects from bench fitting and basic engineering skills to the latest technological advancements in electro-hydraulics and computerised control systems. .co. Subjects common to all disciplines: • Bench fitting/engineering skills/technical drawing • Materials and measurements • Servicing techniques and procedures • Basic electrics • Braking systems • Lifting equipment and procedures • Fuels/lubricants/consumables • Welding/brazing/soldering • CI and SI power units and associated systems • IT/communication skills • Multi-cylinder power units • Transmissions • Hydraulics • Air brake systems • Steering and suspension systems • Tracks/wheels/tyres • • • • • • • • • Auxiliary plant Compressors. The apprentice will take part in individual tutorials as necessary and there will be periodic progress reviews. covering basic engineering subjects common to all plant maintenance disciplines.Plant Maintenance Grant Up to £10. Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based theory and workshop-based practicals. Course programme Functional skills • Mathematics • English • Communication. developing work-based skills and knowledge. Total – 32 weeks.

An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness. including: . Practical training for Construction Plant • 180° digger loader • 360° excavator below 10T • Forward tipping dumper • Telescopic handler. layering and consolidating materials.lifting and transferring plant . During their training at the college.extracting and excavating plant . techniques and procedures relating to plant operations including training in servicing and basic maintenance. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales.uk/training 19 . Further training Assessment for additional NVQ/SVQ categories is available through the National Construction College – details will be provided during attendance at college. Practical training for Civil Engineering Plant • Crawler tractor • 360° excavator • Dump truck • Wheeled loading shovel. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England. Assessments will take place via: Plant Apprenticeships This course sets out to produce plant operators trained to operate a specific range of machines.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. Qualifications/certification • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ in Plant Operations (Construction)* • Level 2 Diploma in Plant Operations • Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Red Trained Operator Card • Level 1 Functional Skills • Employment Responsibilities and Rights. Qualifications/certification • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ in Plant Operations (Civil Engineering)* • Level 2 Diploma in Plant Operations • Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Red Trained Operator Card • Level 1 Functional Skills • Employment Responsibilities and Rights • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. *The college assessment team will track apprentices on site for the first category of plant as selected by the employer for conversion to the NVQ/SVQ and the full CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card. • Theory and practical assessments • A site visit (via an assessor). layering and consolidating materials. Entry requirements All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise.Plant Operation – Civil Engineering Plant and Construction Plant Course programme Functional skills • Mathematics • English • Communication. citb. transferring and positioning loads • Distributing.co.construction and formation plant • Transporting and discharging bulk material loads • Extracting and excavating materials • Lifting. including: . If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb. carried out by the National Construction College.co.extracting and excavating plant . Training covers a selection of the following as appropriate to the apprentice’s chosen trade: • Operating specialised plant and machinery to performance requirements. transferring and positioning loads • Distributing.250 Year 1 12 weeks’ training plus testing.construction and formation plant • Transporting and discharging bulk material loads • Extracting and excavating materials • Lifting. Grant Up to £10. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. apprentices gain a good understanding of the activities. Training covers a selection of the following as appropriate to the apprentice’s chosen trade: • Operating specialised plant and machinery to performance requirements. Year 2 Employer-based work experience with assessment for the Level 2 NVQ/SVQ in Plant Operations.lifting and transferring plant . Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based theory and practical training. and some will need to attend the college for further tests.

During training. Entry requirements All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise.co. Year 2 Employer-based work experience with assessment for the Level 2 NVQ/SVQ in Plant Operations.co. 20 citb.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. . If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb. Further training Assessment for additional NVQ/SVQ categories is available through the National Construction College – details will be provided during attendance at college. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales.Crane Operation Grant Up to £10.uk/training Qualifications/certification • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ in Plant Operations (Construction)* • Level 2 Diploma in Plant Operations • Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Red Trained Operator Card • Level 1 Functional Skills • Employment Responsibilities and Rights • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. and some will need to attend the college for further tests. carried out by the National Construction College. Practical training – any four of the following: • Crawler crane • Tower crane • Truck-mounted crane • Lorry loader • Telescopic handler • Slinger/signaller • Crane erection. apprentices learn how to safely and efficiently operate a variety of cranes in addition to learning basic maintenance and checks. *The college assessment team will track apprentices on site for the first category of plant as selected by the employer for conversion to the NVQ/SVQ and the full CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card. Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based theory and practical training. An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness. This course has been designed in close consultation with the crane industry and sets out to produce crane operators trained to operate a specific range of machines. They are also taught the duties and responsibilities of an ‘appointed person’. how to conduct risk assessments and how to produce method statements. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. Assessments will take place via: • Theory and practical assessments • A site visit (via an assessor). Course programme Plant Apprenticeships Functional skills • Mathematics • English • Communication. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England.250 Year 1 12 weeks’ training plus testing.

250 Year 1 12 weeks’ training plus testing. Assessments will take place via: Qualifications/certification • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ in Plant Operations (Construction)* • Level 2 Diploma in Plant Operations • Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Red Trained Operator Card • Level 1 Functional Skills • Employment Responsibilities and Rights • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. Further training Assessment for additional NVQ/SVQ categories is available through the National Construction College – details will be provided during attendance at college.uk/training 21 . Year 2 Employer-based work experience with assessment for the Level 2 NVQ/SVQ in Plant Operations. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England. carried out by the National Construction College. This is a combination of classroom-based theory and practical training. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales. It sets out to offer demolition plant operatives an appreciation of all aspects of demolition. citb. Functional skills • Mathematics • English • Communication.co. Entry requirements All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. *The college assessment team will track apprentices on site for the first category of plant as selected by the employer for conversion to the NVQ/SVQ and the full CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card. Practical training • Safety awareness as a demolition specification • Introduction to the industry • Hand tools • Pneumatic tools • Safety and maintenance – small plant and tools • Oxy-Acetylene/propane cutting • Abrasive wheels • Working at height – harnesses • Scaffolding – practical and appreciation • Fencing and temporary guarding • Telescopic handler • Confined spaces • Slinger/signaller • Forward tipping dumper • Mobile Elevating Working Platforms (MEWPs)– scissor and boom • Dump truck • 360º hydraulic excavator • Skid steer loader • Wheeled loading shovel • Attachments.co. and some will need to attend the college for further tests. Plant Apprenticeships This course has been designed in close consultation with the demolition industry. Grant Up to £10. If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness.Demolition Plant Operation Assessment and training Course programme • Theory and practical assessments • A site visit (via an assessor).

Qualifications/certification • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Built-up Felt Roofing • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Applied Waterproof Membranes (Built-up Felt Roofing) • Level 1 Functional Skills • Employment Responsibilities and Rights • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based theory and workshop-based practicals. This provides apprentices with the skills they need to excel in this specialist trade. along with other industry specific subjects. Practical training • Carrying out safe working practices in construction • Information.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. tools and equipment. They may also gain value-added qualifications in health and safety. *Duration may vary by nation. It provides training and assessment in bitumen.uk/training This course has been designed in close consultation with the roofing industry. Please contact us for further details. together with the practical and theoretical knowledge required to achieve the Built-up Felt Roofing framework. Course programme Functional skills • Mathematics • English • Communication. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. regulations and standards. If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb. surfacing and insulation materials.co.Built-up Felt Roofing Grant Up to £10. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales. and the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Site Supervision. and some will need to attend the college for further tests. . Entry requirements All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise.* Roofing Apprenticeships The remainder of the time is spent with the employer on site. 22 citb. gaining experience. with assessment for the NVQ/SVQ Diploma carried out by the National Construction College. Further qualifications include the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations. Assessment will take place via: • Written and practical assessments (mapped to Diploma and NVQ/SVQ Diploma competence levels) • A site visit (via an assessor) • A synoptic practical challenge • An assessment (delivered via a test at the end of the course) • Online multiple choice assessment test. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England.250 Duration This course is covered over a two year period with 23 weeks at the National Construction College. The apprentice will take part in individual tutorials as necessary and there will be periodic progress reviews. quantities and communicating with others • Building methods and construction technology • Applying built-up bituminous roofing • Preparing decking for built-up bituminous roofing • Repairing and maintaining built-up bituminous roofing • Preparing background surfaces • Preparing materials and components • Storing resources ready for use • Providing setting out for applied waterproof membranes • Repairing surface defects • Applying materials to the structural fabric • Roll and pour techniques • Torch-on techniques • Establishing the suitability of the work area and access equipment • Contributing to efficient working practices • Abrasive wheels. sales and management within construction. Further training This course can lead to further career advancement in design.co. roofing felts. finance. An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness • Mobile towers • Fire fighting • Safe use of ladders • Manual handling.

gaining experience. Apprentices learn via practical and theoretical approaches how to cut. along with other industry-specific subjects. as well as factory-assembled composite systems that include flashings.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding.Roof Sheeting and Cladding Course programme Functional skills • Mathematics • English • Communication. *Duration may vary by nation. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales.co. cladding materials and components for installation • Applying roof sheeting and cladding to the structural fabric • Installing rainwater goods • Providing setting out for roof sheeting and cladding • Storing resources ready for use • Knowledge of building methods and construction technology. Further training Roofing Apprenticeships This course has been designed in close consultation with the roofing industry and provides training and assessment in single and double skin. An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness • Mobile towers • Fire fighting • Safe use of ladders • Manual handling. The apprentice will take part in individual tutorials as necessary and there will be periodic progress reviews. fasteners and fixings. They may also gain value-added qualifications in health and safety. and some will need to attend the college for further tests. and the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Site Supervision. finance. sales and management within construction.uk/training 23 . shape and fix materials including metal.* The remainder of the time is spent with the employer on site.250 Duration This course is covered over a two year period with 23 weeks at the National Construction College. with assessment for the NVQ/SVQ Diploma carried out by the National Construction College. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. Qualifications/certification • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Roof Sheeting and Cladding • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Cladding Operations • Level 1 Functional Skills • Employment Responsibilities and Rights • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb. Please contact us for further details. Further qualifications include the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations.co. Assessment will take place via: • Written and practical assessments (mapped to Diploma and NVQ/SVQ Diploma competence levels) • A site visit (via an assessor) • A synoptic practical challenge • An assessment (delivered via a test at the end of the course) • Online multiple choice assessment test. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England. Practical training • Carrying out safe working practices in construction • Selecting the quantity and quality of resources for construction operations • Preparing roof sheeting. Entry requirements Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based theory and workshopbased practicals. plastic and cement panels to create walls and roofs. Grant Up to £10. All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise. This course can lead to further career advancement in design. citb.

Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England. Practical training • Carrying out safe working practices in construction • Information. quantities and communicating with others • Building methods and construction technology • Installing single-lap roof coverings to a variable gauge • Installing plain tile roof coverings • Installing regular sized natural roof slates to standard details • Stripping and reclaiming pitched roof coverings • Installing roofing backgrounds and components • Installing pre-formed weathering flashings to roofs. If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales.Roof Slating and Tiling Grant Up to £10. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. interlocking tiles and cement fibre slates to cover valleys. Further qualifications include the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations. They may also gain value-added qualifications in health and safety. . Further training This course can lead to further career advancement in design. Assessment and training Course programme • Written and practical assessments (mapped to Diploma and NVQ/SVQ Diploma competence levels) • A site visit (via an assessor) • A synoptic practical challenge • An assessment (delivered via a test at the end of the course) • Online multiple choice assessment test.250 Year 1 5 x 3 week blocks Year 2 2 x 3 week blocks 2 x 2 week blocks Total – 25 weeks Roofing Apprenticeships Periods between college training are spent on site with the apprentice’s employer.uk/training This is a combination of classroom-based theory and workshopbased practicals. and the Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Site Supervision. 24 citb.co. and some will need to attend the college for further tests. An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • Health and safety • Drug and alcohol awareness • Mobile towers • Fire fighting • Safe use of ladders • Manual handling. Functional skills • Mathematics • English • Communication. together with the practical and theoretical knowledge to achieve the Roof Slating and Tiling framework. The apprentice will take part in individual tutorials as necessary and there will be periodic progress reviews. sales and management within construction. Entry requirements All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. This course has been designed in close consultation with the roofing industry and provides training and assessment in plain tiles. finance. along with other industry-specific subjects. Assessment will take place via: Qualifications/certification • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Roof Slating and Tiling • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Roofing Occupations • Level 1 Functional Skills • Employment Responsibilities and Rights • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. hips and general areas. developing work-based skills and knowledge.co.

• Level 2 Construction Diploma in Steeplejacking • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Accessing and Rigging Occupations – Steeplejacking • Level 1 Functional Skills • Employment Responsibilities and Rights • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. They may also gain value-added qualifications in health and safety. They may also gain value-added qualifications in health and safety. along with other industry-specific subjects.co. Grant Up to £10. They may also gain value-added qualifications in health and safety.250 Scaffolding Qualifications/certification • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Scaffolding • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Accessing and Rigging Occupations – Scaffolding • The Construction Industry Scaffolders’ Record Scheme (CISRS) Scaffolders’ Registration Card • Level 1 Functional Skills • Employment Responsibilities and Rights • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.Lightning Conductor Engineering Steeplejacking Qualifications/certification Qualifications/certification • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Lightning Conductor Engineering • Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Accessing and Rigging Occupations – Lightning Conductor Engineer • Level 1 Functional Skills • Employment Responsibilities and Rights • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.250 citb. along with other industry-specific subjects.250 Grant Access Apprenticeships Access Apprenticeship courses Up to £10.uk/training 25 . Grant Up to £10. along with other industry-specific subjects.

All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise. This Apprenticeship will provide the necessary skills to become a tunnel operative in the tunnelling and underground construction industry.uk/training Construction Diploma This course includes apprentice training in Construction Technology. and some will need to attend the college for further tests. This provides apprentices with a wider base of both skills and knowledge of the construction industry and will include training in: • • • • • Interpreting information Estimating resources Basic building methods Building elements Building materials.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales.Tunnel Operative Grant Up to £10. Functional skills • Mathematics • English • Communication. safety and environment (HS&E) test • Drug and alcohol awareness • Mobile towers • Fire fighting • Safe use of ladders • Manual handling (certified) • Safe use of plant and tools. The full delivery plan and dates will be confirmed upon enrolment. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England. This course has been designed in close consultation with industry to provide a sound working knowledge of a wide variety of skills that will prepare the apprentices to work competently on site. . Entry requirements An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • CSCS training and the CITB Health. • • • • • • Practical training • Interpreting diagrams and technical drawings • Working in a tunnel/construction environment • Tunnel fit out • Construction tunnels • Slinger/signaller.co. If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb. Qualifications/certification Level 2 Construction Diploma in Tunnel Operations Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Tunnel Operations Level 1 Essential Skills Employment Responsibilities and Rights CSCS Card Tunnel Safety Card (TSC).co.250 Duration 18 months in length – 16 weeks in training. Tunnelling Apprenticeships Course programme 26 citb. Tunnel operatives are the specialist workers found within the tunnel and underground construction environment.

Course programme • • • • Functional skills Mathematics English Communication. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England.250 Duration 18 months in length – 16 weeks in training. If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb. concrete placing. citb.co. moving.uk/training 27 . Construction Diploma This course includes apprentice training in Construction Technology. This will provide the necessary skills to become a construction operative in the tunnelling and underground construction industry. safety and environment (HS&E) test • Drug and alcohol awareness • Mobile towers • Manual handling (certified) • Abrasive wheels (certified) • Safe use of plant and tools • Kerb laying.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. Entry requirements All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise. An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • CSCS training and the CITB Health. Tunnelling Apprenticeships The course has been designed in close consultation with industry to provide a sound working knowledge of a wide variety of skills that will prepare the apprentices to work competently on site. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales. Practical training • Working in a tunnel/construction environment • Levelling and setting out • Knowledge of formwork including steelfixing. compacting and finishes. placing concrete to the correct level. Up to £10.Tunnelling Construction Operative General operatives are the workers found within the construction environment who carry out various tasks such as laying large and small ducts and pipes. Interpreting information Estimating resources Basic building methods Building elements Building materials. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. This provides apprentices with a wider base of both skills and knowledge of the construction industry and will include training in: Grant • • • • • The full delivery plan and dates will be confirmed upon enrolment.co. Qualifications/certification • • • • • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Construction Operations Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Construction Operations Level 1 Essential Skills Employment Responsibilities and Rights CSCS Card. handling and storing of materials and assisting tradespeople as necessary. and some will need to attend the college for further tests.

. This Apprenticeship will provide the necessary skills to become a sprayed concrete operative in the tunnelling and underground construction industry.co. The full delivery plan and dates will be confirmed upon enrolment. This provides apprentices with a wider base of both skills and knowledge of the construction industry and will include training in: • • • • • Interpreting information Estimating resources Basic building methods Building elements Building materials. as we need to confirm some details of the Apprenticeship with you. Sprayed concrete is an essential component of the modern tunnel construction process. An induction programme • Employment responsibilities and rights • CSCS training and the CITB Health. applied by high pressure spraying equipment and forms the lining of the tunnel. Practical training • Interpreting diagrams and technical drawings • Mixing and batching concrete • Operating and maintaining sprayed concrete equipment • Spraying concrete in a tunnel • Slinger/signaller • Concrete (mixes. and some will need to attend the college for further tests. safety and environment (HS&E) test • Drug and alcohol awareness • Mobile towers • Fire fighting • Safe use of ladders • Manual handling (certified) • Safe use of plant and tools. 0344 994 8800 for Scotland or 0344 994 7000 for Wales.uk/training • • • • Functional skills Mathematics English Communication. Tunnelling Apprenticeships Course programme 28 citb.co.250 Duration 18 months in length – 16 weeks in training. Sprayed concrete is.uk/apprenticeships to make sure they are eligible for funding. as its name suggests. Construction Diploma The course includes apprentice training in Construction Technology. Apply now Please call 0300 456 5038 for England. Qualifications/certification • • • • • • Level 2 Construction Diploma in Sprayed Concrete Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma in Sprayed Concrete Level 1 Essential Skills Employment Responsibilities and Rights CSCS Card Tunnel Safety Card (TSC). Entry requirements All candidates will be required to complete a Skills Learning exercise. volumes and placing). The course has been designed in close consultation with industry to provide a sound working knowledge of a wide variety of skills that will prepare the apprentices to work competently on site.Sprayed Concrete Lining Grant Up to £10. If your apprentice has not made an application – they can visit citb.

more easily.uk/training 29 . On Site Assessment On Site Assessment takes place at your site.co. citb. office or a location of your choice. Assessment Services You’ve got the experience. and understand the processes.You’ve done the training. Now get qualified and carded. We have developed courses to enable you to access this service.

Quality Assurance Service This service that the National Construction College provides can give you information. This makes them ideal for employees and employers alike – helping those with experience to prove their skills and give employers reassurance that they can do the job. The Wirral . Mortimore Construction. the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) and other card schemes – making them crucial to get on in the industry. 30 citb. you might be able to claim a substantial grant for qualifying an experienced employee to Level 2 NVQ/SVQ. Ultimately the On Site Assessment service generates a higher quality and more employable workforce. Assessment Services The qualifications are developed and approved by people who work in the industry and are designed to measure employees’ practical skills and job knowledge. helping convert existing skills into a nationally recognised qualification. plus help and support on internal quality assurance.uk/training Jon Mortimore.Getting Qualified National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) and Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) are fast becoming the standard that all employees must achieve. On Site Assessment confirms quality and competence in the workplace. making it simpler and cheaper than ever to qualify your workforce. right through to running your IQA centre for you. advice and guidance. The National Construction College is now able to offer an extended range of assessment methods for qualifying experienced employees. CITB Grants There are CITB grants available to help cover the cost of On Site Assessment. For instance.co. It also creates greater awareness of health and safety issues. CITB may also be able to help you tap into other Government funding streams. They form the basis of Apprenticeships. These can be tailored to your needs.

shopfitting. assessing your competence and helping with your CSCS Card application. RST. call us on 0344 994 4433 or contact us via assessment@citb.uk/grant for further information Further training For information advice and guidance on your next steps contact us via assessment@citb.On Site NVQ/SVQ Assessment Workshop • Construction (drains. • You will complete a site diary and gather additional evidence while working on site to provide examples of the work you are doing • The diary needs to be validated by your employer and will be used as the basis for your final assessment. For available dates or to book. relocatables) • Insulation Boarding Treatments (IBT). etc. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.uk/training 31 .co. An assessor from the National Construction College will contact you to discuss the diary before giving you feedback on the day of the workshop.co.co. groundwork. etc. steelfixing.) • Wood occupations (carpentry and joinery.) • Scaffolding (additional assessment will be required to get a CISRS Card) • Plant maintenance and operation (additional assessment will be required to get a CPCS Card) citb. formwork. drylining.) • Plastering occupations (interiors. Entry requirements There are no specific entry requirements. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. kerbs. Assessment and support Assessors from the National Construction College will aim to fully prepare you for assessment by helping you with your knowledge requirements.uk Cost £699 (indicative fee) Grant Variable by trade and qualification level* Duration 1 day plus ongoing assessment support *Grant available for eligible employers Will vary by trade and qualification level Visit citb. concrete.co. You just have to be working on site within your specified occupation and be experienced. etc. Qualifications/certification • Roofing occupations (BUFR. highways. Book now Course programme Once you get your qualification you can start working towards the next level. or a supervisory or management role.uk Assessment Services The On Site Assessment Workshop will take you through the knowledge requirements and qualification induction for on site assessment as well as introducing you to the site diary process. RSC. This course is perfect for: • Anyone working in the industry who needs to get a CSCS Card • Individuals who work better in a more controlled classroom environment • Those with years of experience but no formal qualifications • People who want to work hard to prepare for the assessment process.

) • Tunnelling and underground construction • Insulation Boarding Treatments (IBT). highways etc. shopfitting etc. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. observe you working and provide the highest levels of support until you complete your qualification.co.uk Further training Once you get your qualification you can start working towards the next level. Other occupations may be available – please call 0344 994 4433. It is also for those needing to avoid downtime and days away from site and those requiring a fast. Course programme • • • • Induction to the qualification Assessment of your competence and knowledge on site Continuous support until qualification Preparation for your CSCS Card application.) • Plastering occupations (interiors.uk/training Designed for those who want all of the hassle taken out of the assessment process. Book now For available dates or to book call us on 0344 994 4433 or contact us via assessment@citb. You just have to be working on site within your specified occupation and be experienced. Assessment and support Whilst you are working on site you will be visited by your assessor who will guide you through each part of the process. Entry requirements There are no specific entry requirements. groundwork. Perfect for anyone working in the industry needing to acquire a CSCS Card and individuals who prefer to get on with their day job. RSC etc. Qualifications/certification • Levels 3.co. or a supervisory or management role. RST.uk . relocatables etc.co.On Site NVQ/SVQ Assessment Cost £999 (indicative fee for Level 2) depending on qualification level and number of learners Grant Variable by trade and qualification level* Duration Dependent on the occupational area Assessment Services *Grant available for eligible employers Will vary by trade and qualification level Visit citb.) • Scaffolding (additional assessment will be required for a CISRS Card) • Plant maintenance and operation (additional assessment will be required for a CPCS Card) • Construction (drains. concrete. kerbs. drylining. steel fixing. leaving this process to the professionals. For information advice and guidance on your next steps contact us via assessment@citb. • Wood occupations (carpentry and joinery. fixed-time process to achieve their qualification and get their Card. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. formwork.uk/grant for further information 32 citb. do not want to be away from the job and are experienced in their occupational area. 6 and 7 in Leadership and Management • Roofing occupations (BUFR.co.

Our Construction and Specialist Building and Levelling and Setting Out courses simulate real-life situations. For detailed information about the locations please turn to the map on page 5. paving. Call 0344 994 4433 for details. citb. Courses may be available at: • NCC East – King’s Lynn • NCC Midlands – Birmingham • NCC Waltham Forest – London • NCC South – Erith. kerb-laying. piling. • Basic Kerb-Laying • Laying Concrete Block Paving • Formwork Appreciation • Steelfixing • Practical Sheet Piling • Drain Laying • Undergraduate Civil Engineering Appreciation • Level 2 NCO (Water) Mains and Services • Polyethylene Fusion Training and Assessment. excavation support.uk/training Construction and Specialist Building on site. the following courses may also be available. Our outdoor training facilities include 33 . Kent. concrete practice and street works. We also have below ground facilities providing real-life underground experience for confined spaces training. In addition to the courses outlined in this section. Indoor facilities include areas for bar bending. providing you with knowledge of best practice that you can apply special areas for drainage.co. steelfixing and formwork.

. Book now For available dates or to book. and Safe Entry into Confined Spaces – page 36. call the number below to discuss: • Unit 007 – Reinstatement of hot-lay bituminous materials • Unit 008 − Reinstatement of concrete slabs. Available separately. Operatives and supervisors learn on the same course to replicate a team environment. set up equipment for works within the highway and carry out excavation. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.co. backfill and reinstatement using cold-lay bituminous materials.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Assessment and training Includes practical tasks and observation exercises. Further training Further qualifications include the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 Refresher – page 36. Course programme • • • • • Unit 001 – Location and avoidance of underground services Unit 002 – Signing.uk/grant for further information 34 citb. This course is for operatives who locate underground apparatus. 2 days of technical tests) Construction and Specialist Building *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. lighting and guarding Unit 003 – Excavation in the road/highway Unit 004 – Reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials Unit 005 – Reinstatement of sub-base and road-base in non-bituminous materials • Unit 006 – Reinstatement of cold-lay bituminous materials • Unit 009 – Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways.uk/training New roads and street works operatives play a vital role in building and maintaining the infrastructure of Britain’s road network. You will also need a good understanding of spoken and written English. Entry requirements You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads.co. go to citb. and Supervisors – page 35.New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) 1991 – Operatives Cost £649 Grant £150* Duration 5 days (3 days of training. Qualifications/certification • CITB National Construction College certificate • City & Guilds 6156/01 certificate or SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) • The Street Works Qualifications Register Card.co. plus classroom-based theory including written assignments.

lighting and guarding. Entry requirements You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. plus classroom-based theory including written assignments. Assessment and training Includes practical tasks and observation exercises. Safe Support of Trenches and Shafts – page 37. road types. set up equipment for works within the highway and carry out excavation. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. back-fill and reinstatement using hot and cold-lay bituminous material. 2 days of technical tests) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co. You will also need a good understanding of spoken and written English. Cost £649 Grant £150* Duration 5 days (3 days of training. Operatives and supervisors learn on the same course to replicate a team environment. Further training Further qualifications include New Roads and Street Works 1991 Refresher – page 36. Safe Entry into Confined Spaces – page 36.uk/training 35 . specification and types of materials • Unit 016 – Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete highways.co. Supervisors and Engineers – Concrete Appreciation – page 40.uk/grant for further information Construction and Specialist Building This course teaches you to locate underground services. materials • Unit 012 − Monitoring reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials • Unit 013 – Monitoring reinstatement of non-bituminous sub-base and road-base materials • Unit 014 − Monitoring laying practices and reinstatement of bituminous materials.co. You will gain the skills and knowledge to carry out work to the standards required by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (the legal framework for street works). Book now For available dates or to book. specifications. the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) – page 51 and the Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) – page 50. go to citb. citb. co-ordination procedures and code of practice • Unit 011 – Monitoring excavation in the highway.New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) 1991 − Supervisors Course programme • Unit 001 – Location and avoidance of underground services • Unit 010 − Monitoring signing. Qualifications/certification • CITB National Construction College certificate • City & Guilds 6156/01 certificate or SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) • The Street Works Qualifications Register Card. techniques.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.

Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Course programme • Refresh of content for the operative and supervisor units. Book now For available dates or to book.uk/training for the latest information on dates and locations. Assessment and training Book now This is a classroom-based theory course followed by the completion of written exams. Visit citb. You will also need a good understanding of spoken and written English.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. together with Level 5 for Managers.uk/grant for further information This course is for both operatives and supervisors who already hold the New Roads and Street Works Card. Assessment and training Classroom-based tutorials and practicals. If you hold both Supervisor and Operative Cards you will only be able to refresh one Card per course. Qualifications/certification City & Guilds 6150/02 certificate.co. go to citb. • CITB National Construction College certificate • City & Guilds 6156/01 certificate or SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) • The Street Works Qualifications Register Card. It allows you to update yourself on the course content through revision sessions prior to taking the written tests for the units you hold.co.uk/grant for further information 36 citb. including permits to work • Hygiene.uk/training This course is designed for workers who need to enter and work in a confined space that is free of hazardous gas at the time of entry. Safe Entry into Confined Spaces Level 2 Award in Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces – Water (6150/02) Cost £360 Grant £100* Duration 2 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. You will learn health and safety procedures to reduce the danger involved in working in confined spaces. Entry requirements You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. . go to citb.co. You will also need a good understanding of spoken and written English. Entry requirements Qualifications/certification You must be within the refresher window (six months before or six months after your Card expiry date).co. New for 2014.co. For available dates or to book. Operatives and supervisors learn on the same course to replicate a team environment. Course programme • • • • • • Legislation Confined spaces A safe atmosphere Safety equipment Breathing apparatus saving sets Safe methods of work.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 Refresher Cost £375 Grant £100* Duration 2 days Construction and Specialist Building *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.

Entry requirements You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads.uk/training 37 .co. This course is designed for operatives who have little or no experience in supporting trenches and shafts. This practical course is designed to teach inexperienced operatives the safest excavation and trenching techniques.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.Safe Support of Trenches and Shafts Course programme • Recognition of soil structures • Effects of weathering • Application of appropriate methods of hand or mechanical means of excavation • Overcoming problems due to varying ground conditions and services • Erection of trench sheets or timbers to shallow or medium trenches using ‘hit and miss’. go to citb. Assessment and training Practical skills training takes up 80% of this course.co. You will also need a good understanding of spoken and written English. Book now For available dates or to book. different soil types and groundwater. Cost £720 Grant £250* Duration 5 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Further training Further qualifications include the CITB/CPA – Use of Proprietary Shoring Equipment course – page 39. ‘pinchers’ and ‘close sheeting’ methods and drive metal trench sheeting • Correct support of shafts in loose ground • Awareness of how to overcome groundwater problems • Awareness of the various proprietary systems and their usage • Awareness of the importance of safe methods of working and conforming to relevant safety regulations • The principles of backfilling and striking • Legislation and inspection log sheets. there are also classroom-based tutorials.co. CITB National Construction College certificate.uk/grant for further information Qualifications/certification Construction and Specialist Building Digging trenches and shafts is one of the most hazardous jobs on a construction site. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. in line with current legislation. You’ll learn how to overcome problems caused by the weather. citb.

co.uk/grant for further information Portable and Bench Mounted Abrasive Wheel Tuition and Dressing of Abrasive Wheels Cost £170 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co.Disc Mounting Tuition Cost £95 Grant £25* Duration ½ day Construction and Specialist Building *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Practical/hands-on classroom sessions or tutorials.co. .uk/grant for further information Disc Mounting Tuition and Practical Skills Training Cost £170 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. go to citb. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.uk/training Abrasive Wheels These courses provide training in the safe mounting of abrasive wheels and discs Course programme Assessment and training • Relevant regulations • Different types of wheels and discs and their functions • Approved methods of inspecting and storing equipment. Entry requirements Book now You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.co. For available dates or to book.uk/grant for further information 38 citb.co.

go to citb.uk/grant for further information Construction and Specialist Building CITB/CPA: Use of Proprietary Shoring Equipment Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. specifications. It also includes training in relevant legislation. go to citb. citb. This course is suitable for people who are experienced in the roofing trade. Duration 3 days Book now *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co.This course gives you practical and technical knowledge of proprietary shoring systems for trenches and shafts.co.uk/specialist or call us on 0344 994 4433. Book now For available dates or to book. Assessment and training A combination of practicals. Course programme • How to install different types of PV panels to a pitched roof • How to install in-line and roof-mounted solar panels to a pitched roof • Fixing positions. Further training Working at Height online course – page 57. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Solar Panel Installation On this course you’ll learn the technical knowledge and specialist construction skills you need to install and maintain solar panels to the correct standards. You can expand their knowledge of sustainable energy and solar panel installation.uk/grant for further information For available dates or to book. technical data and installation.co. Cost £200 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Qualifications/certification Cost £470 Grant £150* CITB National Construction College certificate.uk/training 39 . Entry requirements You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Assessment and training A combination of classroom-based theory and practicals. You will also need a good understanding of spoken and written English. Entry requirements You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. Course programme • Practical and technical knowledge relating to proprietary shoring equipment for trenches and shafts • Relevant aspects of regulations.co. Further training Safe Entry into Confined Spaces course – page 36.

site managers and concrete foremen. .co.co.co. the code of best practice for temporary structures on building sites • Statutory aspects of temporary works • Risk assessments and method statements • Management of the temporary works process.Supervisors and Engineers: Concrete Appreciation Cost £470 Grant £150* Duration 3 days Construction and Specialist Building *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. It is designed to give confidence to senior management. Assessment and training A combination of classroom-based theory and practicals.uk/training This course is for those on site with responsibility for managing all forms of temporary works.co. and those who engage with contractors. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.co. Qualifications/certification CITB Site Safety Plus certificate. Book now For available dates or to book.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. You will also need a good understanding of spoken and written English. Book now For available dates or to book. and the duties of. Other practical courses are: SITS – page 110. Course programme • • Properties of concrete Quality control of materials to include: – Aggregate grading – Moisture testing – AIV • The testing of plastic concrete to include: – Slump – Compression cubes – Air meter – Flow table – Doc • The testing of hardened concrete • Mix design • Non-destructive testing. This course is suitable for supervisors. Other management training courses are: C-ILM – page 64.uk/grant for further information 40 citb.uk/grant for further information This course provides the practical and technical knowledge and skills you need to supervise and control concreting activities effectively.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. Course programme Assessment and training • Understanding the need for. go to citb. Entry requirements Further training You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. a temporary works co-ordinator • Understanding the roles of others • Understanding BS 5975. The course is delivered via classroom-based sessions and includes a 30 minute test consisting of 25 multiple-choice questions. Entry requirements You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Site Safety Plus – Temporary Works Co-ordinator Cost £420 Grant £100* Duration 2 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. go to citb. that you have reached an assessed standard of knowledge. CITB/CPA – page 39. and NEBOSH (Construction) – page 54.

Render/Finisher – page 43. Internal Wall Insulation (IWI) Installer This course will provide you with the knowledge. Boarder Installer – page 44. Book now For available dates or to book. many higher education students enter the industry lacking the trade awareness skills that will enable them to perform at the highest level on site. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. However. go to citb. Assessment and training A combination of classroom-based theory and practicals.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.co. Entry requirements The course involves a high level of practical installation so you will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move light loads. go to citb. understanding and ability to install and finish IWI systems to correct standards and procedures. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.uk/training 41 .co.co. Steelfixing Formwork Concrete Excavations support Brickwork Drainage.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. citb. what it is about and how it works • The importance of. Course programme • The ‘Green Deal’. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.New Entrants/Graduates − Core Trade Awareness Course programme: Qualifications/certification • • • • • • CITB National Construction College certificate.co. You will also need a good understanding of spoken and written English. and delivery of.co.uk/grant for further information Construction and Specialist Building The recruitment of graduates and undergraduates into the construction industry is seen as vital for introducing the skills of talented individuals to our sector. This course provides a wealth of knowledge and experience in the core construction trades and is often referred to as a ‘rite of passage’ for graduates into the industry.uk/grant for further information Assessment and training A combination of practical and hands-on tutorials. Cost £750 Grant £250* Duration 5 days *Grant available for eligible employers on a training plan only £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Entry requirements You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. External Wall Insulation (EWI) courses – Pre-course (Novices/New Entrants) – page 42. Book now For available dates or to book. good customer care • Health and safety issues including PPE • The different systems used within the industry including size and thermal efficiency • The impact of substrate condition and external fabric on the fixing process • Fixing processes and types of fixing and components • Tool requirement for cutting of insulation • Vapour control • The implications of poor workmanship • Material safe storage procedures. Further training Cost £695 Grant £200* Duration 4 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.

Course programme • The ‘Green Deal’. Further training External Wall Insulation (EWI) – Boarder Installer – page 44 and External Wall Insulation (EWI) – Render/Finisher – page 43.External Wall Insulation (EWI) Pre-Course (Novices/New Entrants) Cost £875 Grant £250* Duration 5 days Construction and Specialist Building *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. including awareness of the techniques to mix and apply them. go to citb. . beads and components • The tool requirement for the cutting and fixing of boards • The implications of poor workmanship • Material safe storage procedures • Tool requirements and their uses • Shelf life for bagged and bucket products • Different types of base/top coats and finishes. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate.co.uk/training This course will provide you with the knowledge. Assessment and training A combination of classroom-based theory and practicals. working at height. understanding and ability to install and finish EWI systems to correct standards and procedures. good customer care • Health and safety issues including PPE.co.uk/grant for further information 42 citb. asbestos awareness. You will have an introduction to: • The different boards used within the industry including size and thermal efficiency • The impact of substrate condition on the fixing process • Fixing processes and patterns/bonds – various types of fixing.co. You will also need a good understanding of spoken and written English. Entry requirements You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. It includes the one-day Customer Service Plus course (page115). Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. and delivery of. manual handling and power tools including abrasive wheels • Basic trowel skills to complete render base coats and top coat finishes. what it is about and how it works • The importance of. Book now For available dates or to book.

uk/training 43 . working at height and on scaffolding and use of power tools. Cost £350 Grant £100* Construction and Specialist Building This course will provide you with the knowledge. have a construction based NVQ/SVQ or have substantial demonstrable experience in the construction sector. good customer care Health and safety issues including PPE The different types of base/top coats and finishes. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. including asbestos awareness. The course involves a high level of practical installation so you will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. citb.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. and the techniques for mixing and applying them including curing/drying times. CITB National Construction College certificate. Book now External Wall Insulation (EWI) Boarder Installer – page 44.co.External Wall Insulation (EWI) Render/Finisher Qualifications/certification Course programme For available dates or to book. and delivery of.uk/grant for further information • • • • • • • • • The ‘Green Deal’. go to citb. Duration 2 days Further training *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Assessment and training A combination of classroom-based theory and practicals. Entry requirements You must have either attended the EWI Pre-Course (Novices/New Entrants). understanding and ability to apply EWI render base/top coats and various finishings to correct standards and procedures. what it is about and how it works The importance of.co. and the techniques to mix and apply them The impact of substrate condition on the fixing process Tool requirements and their uses The implications of poor workmanship Material safe storage procedures and shelf life for bagged and bucket products Different types of base/top coats and finishes.

uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.co. including asbestos awareness. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. working at height and on scaffolding and use of power tools. go to citb. Assessment and training A combination of classroom-based theory and practicals. beads and components Identifying the tool requirement for the cutting and fixing of boards The implications of poor workmanship Material safe storage procedures. have a construction based NVQ/SVQ or have substantial demonstrable experience in the construction sector. Further training External Wall Insulation (EWI) Render/Finisher – page 43.External Wall Insulation (EWI) Boarder Installer Cost £350 Grant £100* This course will provide you with the knowledge. Entry requirements You must have either attended the EWI Pre-Course (Novices/ New Entrants). understanding and ability to detail and install EWI boards to correct standards and procedures. good customer care Health and safety issues including correct PPE The different boards used within the industry including size and thermal efficiency The impact of substrate condition on the fixing process Fixing processes and patterns/bonds Various types of fixing.co.uk/training • • • • • • The ‘Green Deal’.uk/grant for further information • • • • Construction and Specialist Building Duration 2 days 44 citb. . Course programme *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. what it is about and how it works The importance of. The course involves a high level of practical installation so you will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Book now For available dates or to book.co. and delivery of.

Levelling and Setting out Choosing the right course for you No Levelling for Construction or Introduction to Setting Out Page 46 Yes Are you able to do ALL of the following? • Set up and use a total station • Understand whole circle bearings and polar co-ordinates • Convert eastings and northings to bearing and distance. Yes Advanced Setting Out Page 47 Yes Setting Out with GPS Page 48 citb. No Intermediate Setting Out Page 47 Levelling and Setting Out Are you able to do ALL of the following? • Set up a level • Reduce readings by the HPC method • Use change points in levelling • Set up a theodolite • Take angle readings in degrees. minutes and seconds • Calculate with angles.co.uk/training 45 .

co.co. go to citb. Book now Further training Further qualifications include the Intermediate Setting Out course – page 47. It includes techniques for using a total station in setting out on site. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Book now For available dates or to book. Further qualifications include the Introduction to Setting Out course – see below. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. booking and reduction of observations.co.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.uk/grant for further information • Set up and use an automatic (engineers’) level • Use levels to record observations in standard format • Calculate heights using the HPC (collimation) method and carry out mathematical checks • Establish temporary bench marks (TBMs) and use Ordnance Survey Bench Marks (OSBMs) • Check the working accuracy of instruments (two peg test) • Meet specifications and tolerances. Entry requirements You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English and basic Maths.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Levelling and Setting Out Grant £100* This course provides essential training for the processes of levelling. Entry requirements Further training You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English and basic Maths. Cost £325 . 46 citb.Levelling for Construction Duration 2 days Course programme Levelling and Setting Out *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Qualifications/certification Course programme For available dates or to book.co. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate.uk/grant for further information This course provides an introduction to the process of setting out. Assessment and training You will be continually assessed through a range of calculation and practical exercises. Introduction to Setting Out Cost £325 Grant £100* Duration 2 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Assessment and training You will be continually assessed through a range of calculation and practical exercises. go to citb.uk/training CITB National Construction College certificate.co. • Use a total station for setting out • Calculate basic setting out data • Meet specifications and tolerances for setting out.

Book now For available dates or to book. You must be able to use a theodolite to measure angles and understand co-ordinates calculations. Assessment and training You will be continuously assessed through a range of calculation and practical exercises.uk/training 47 .uk/grant for further information Further qualifications include the Advanced Setting Out course – see below. You should know how to use a theodolite to measure angles. citb. piling grids and earthworks • The digital methods available to aid setting out (software and GPS) • The built-in software of total stations (setting out and resection) • Setting out calculations • Earthworks control • Methods for achieving accuracy • Referencing structures for setting out • Interpreting data from engineering drawings. CITB National Construction College certificate. This will enable you to undertake a variety of setting out tasks with confidence and accuracy.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Cost £720 Grant £250* Duration 5 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. go to citb. Qualifications/certification Entry requirements Further training You must be able to understand change points when levelling. Course programme • Utilising and understanding the equipment used in setting out • Interpreting and checking setting out detail on site drawings • Carrying out all the necessary calculations to establish setting out from co-ordinate information on drawings and computer printouts • Setting out buildings. Assessment and training You will be continuously assessed through a range of calculation and practical exercises.co. Further training Cost £720 Grant £250* Duration 5 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Qualifications/certification Entry requirements Further qualifications include the Setting Out with GPS course – page 48. CITB National Construction College certificate.co. go to citb.co. roads. Advanced Setting Out This course aims to widen your setting out experience to cover co-ordinated setting out in depth and to utilise modern computerised total station equipment.co.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.Intermediate Setting Out Course programme • Utilising and understanding the surveying equipment used in setting out • Interpreting and checking setting out detail on site drawings • The criteria relating to specified accuracies for setting out • Carrying out all the necessary calculations to establish setting out from site drawings • Setting out buildings and structures • Setting out for drainage • Establishing temporary bench marks (TBMs) and other height controls • Observing. computing and adjusting a traverse • Utilising total station equipment for setting out co-ordinates. Book now For available dates or to book.uk/grant for further information Levelling and Setting Out This course will supplement prior knowledge with intensive practical and theoretical instruction.co.

uk/grant for further information This course will give you a foundation in setting up and using GPS equipment in setting out. 48 citb. Book now For available dates or to book.co. Course programme • • • • • GNSS Programming the controller Site initialisation System accuracy Setting out with GPS. Entry requirements Levelling and Setting Out You should have experience of setting out total stations.Setting Out with GPS Cost £495 Grant £150* Duration 3 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. . or have completed the Advanced Setting Out course. go to citb.co.uk/training Assessment and training You will be continually assessed through a range of calculation and practical exercises Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.co.

citb.Health and Safety By identifying health and safety as a business priority and educating and training employees. you can create a safer. We also offer in-company training. safety and environment (HS&E) test. All of our Health and Safety courses are designed to help you: • Improve your bottom line • Avoid litigation • Stay compliant.co.000 people take the test every year − find out more at citb. Course locations nationwide We can carry out multiple tests at your site to ensure that your team passes their CITB Health. more efficient working environment. more information is available on page 7.co.uk/training 49 .uk/hsandetest For detailed information about the locations. Over 500. please turn to the map on page 5.

Course programme • The Health and Safety at Work Act • Specific site issues that challenge supervisors on a daily basis • Effective toolbox talks • Supervision of occupational health • Behavioural safety. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. go to citb. 50 citb. This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies. classroom discussion.co. See below. Entry requirements Course programme You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. It can be used as preparation training for the CITB Health. the construction and civil engineering industry.co. You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.co. see page 51. Book now For available dates. • Your responsibilities for your own safety and the safety of others • Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies. You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test. classroom discussion. safety. Assessment and training This qualification must be renewed every five years by attending the SSSTS Refresher course. The United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) recognises this course as meeting the required standard for all supervisors working on UKCG sites. Further qualifications include the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) on page 51 and the Construction ILM on page 64.co. Qualifications/certification CITB Site Safety Plus certificate.Health and Safety Awareness Cost £99 Grant £50* Duration 1 day Health and Safety *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.co. Qualifications/certification CITB Site Safety Plus certificate.uk/grant for further information This two-day course introduces site supervisors to their legal responsibilities regarding health. safety and environment (HS&E) test or as refresher training.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. The course gives you an awareness of health and safety and how it affects your daily role. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.uk/grant for further information Site Safety Plus This one-day course is for those who have entered. Further training Further qualifications include the Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS). or are about to enter. go to citb. welfare and environmental issues. • How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site • Legal requirements and liabilities • Working at height • Manual handling • Fire prevention • Work equipment • Occupational health. group work Assessment and training Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Cost £265 Grant £100* Duration 2 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. or to book. For available dates. Further training . or to book. group work and individual/group presentations. This course is the first step in the progressive CITB Site Safety Plus suite of courses that range from training for operatives entering the industry up to senior manager/director.uk/training and individual/group presentations. Site Safety Plus Entry requirements Book now You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.

welfare and environmental issues. You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test. Assessment and training This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies.co. Cost Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.co. Health and Safety This one-day course will reinforce and update your knowledge and understanding of your legal responsibilities regarding health. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. go to citb. Duration 5 days (block or day release available) Entry requirements Further training You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. go to citb.uk/grant for further information Further training A natural progression would be the five-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course below or the Construction ILM on page 64. which has been gained within the last five years. business proprietors and client-based personnel with the knowledge and skills to enable them to ensure healthy and safe conditions for construction site employees. Site Safety Plus Further qualifications include the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) Construction Certificate in Health and Safety on page 54.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. classroom discussion.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. classroom discussion. Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) This five-day course provides project managers. Book now For available dates or to book. and individual/group presentations. group work CITB Site Safety Plus certificate. citb. The United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) recognises this course as meeting the required standard for all managers working on UKCG sites. £150 Qualifications/certification CITB Site Safety Plus certificate. *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Entry requirements Qualifications/certification You must hold a valid Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) certificate. Construction ILM on page 64 and the Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS) on page 53. Course programme • The Health and Safety at Work Act • Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2007 • Risk assessments/method statements • Recent changes in accepted working practices • Behavioural safety • Management of occupational health • • • • • • Electricity Excavations Working at height Scaffolding Demolition Confined spaces.uk/grant for further information Assessment and training This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies.uk/training 51 . Book now Cost Site Safety Plus £550 Grant £250* For available dates or to book. site managers and supervisors.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. group work and individual/group presentations.Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Refresher Course programme • How health and safety law is structured • How the supervisory role fits in with the manager’s role in controlling the site safely • Understanding the need for method statements • Communication routes within site activity • Behavioural safety • Supervision of occupational health. The United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) recognises this course as meeting the required standard for all supervisors working on UKCG sites.co.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. safety. This qualification must be renewed every five years by attending the SMSTS Refresher course.

Book now For available dates or to book.Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Refresher Cost £355 Grant £100* Duration 2 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. the Construction ILM on page 64 and the Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS) on page 53. You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test. enabling you to provide healthy and safe working conditions for everyone on site.uk/training This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies.co. Health and Safety Assessment and training 52 citb. which has been gained within the last five years. group work and individual/group presentations. go to citb. Entry requirements You must hold a valid SMSTS certificate. welfare and the environment. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Course programme • The current focus of the Health and Safety Executive’s attention • Risk assessment and method statements • CDM Regulations 2007 Site Safety Plus • Construction Site Health. .co. This qualification must be renewed every five years by attending the SMSTS Refresher course. Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) • Behavioural safety • Occupational health • Overview and changes to the current legislation affecting construction. classroom discussion. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Safety and Welfare (CDM part 4) • Reporting of Injuries. Qualifications/certification CITB Site Safety Plus certificate.uk/grant for further information This two-day course aims to refresh your understanding of your key responsibilities and accountability for site safety. health. Further training Further qualifications include the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety on page 54.co. The United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) recognises this course as meeting the required standard for all managers working on UKCG sites.

group work and individual/group presentations. You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Book now Health and Safety This one-day course is suitable for staff with management or supervisory responsibilities. The United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) recognises this course as meeting the required standard for all directors working on UKCG sites.uk/grant for further information CITB Site Safety Plus certificate.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Cost £120 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Site Safety Plus Directors’ Role for Health and Safety This one-day course aims to highlight the human. This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies. You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test. economic and financial implications of non-compliance with health and safety legislation. go to citb. citb. Assessment and training A combination of classroom-based theory and tutorials. It covers the environmental aspects of the CITB Health. Assessment and training You will receive a copy of the new CITB publication GE 700 (Environmental section) for further reference. You will be continuously assessed throughout the day and will have to complete a multiple-choice test. archaeology and heritage • Energy and resources • Being a responsible contractor.co. Each session ends with key ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’. You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. You can discover how to promote a positive health and safety culture within your organisation. safety and environment (HS&E) test.co. Book now For available dates or to book. You’ll be encouraged to explore your legal responsibilities and consider how boardroom decisions impact on the health and safety of your workforce and there will be open-forum workshops to facilitate stimulating discussion.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. It meets the basic environmental knowledge that the sub-contract chain is required to prove to major contractors.co. go to citb.uk/grant for further information Qualifications/certification CITB Site Safety Plus certificate. Qualifications/certification Entry requirements For available dates or to book. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. classroom discussion. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Course programme Entry requirements • Moral and human costs and the implications of decisions made in the boardroom • The economic implications of an unsafe working environment • Legal responsibilities with regard to health and safety • The principles and importance of the risk assessment process • Acquiring competent health and safety assistance and the limitations of such an appointment • The basic tools of introducing a proactive health and safety culture. Cost £150 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.uk/training 53 .co.Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS) Course programme You’ll understand how each of the following issues affects work on construction sites: • Best practice techniques and legal compliance • The environment and why it matters • Environmental management systems • Waste management • Pollution prevention and water management • How to be a good neighbour: statutory nuisance.co. Further training Further qualifications include the Construction ILM on page 64. plus sources of further information. communication.

Further training Visit the NEBOSH website nebosh. Assessment and training There is ongoing assessment throughout the 15-day course. Exams held on separate days.700 Grant £750* Duration 15 days. At the end of the course. Qualifications/certification National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. call us on 0344 994 4433.National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety Cost £1. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English.co. It is useful if you’re considering a change of career into construction health and safety. Course programme • • • • Foundations in health and safety policy and organising Promoting a positive health and safety culture Risk assessment and principles of control Monitoring review and audit • Incident and accident investigation and reporting • Construction law and management • Management and controlling hazards in construction activities.uk . You will gain a comprehensive understanding of both individual and organisational health and safety responsibilities.uk/grant for further information 54 citb. Book now For available dates or to book. which takes place in a classroom environment.uk/training This course is aimed at managers/advisers who hold senior line management responsibilities for the safety of others within the workforce. you’ll undertake two written examinations and a workplace practical examination.co. Entry requirements You should have completed some health and safety training at supervisory/management level within the last five years.org. Health and Safety *Grant available for eligible employers on a Training Plan only £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.

National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) National Certificate in the Management of Health and Well-being Course programme • Identifying risks to health at work • Managing sickness absence and implementing a return to work programme • Prevention and management of work related stress • Promotion of workplace health • Understanding disability discrimination and protecting health at work • Dealing with mental health at work • Working effectively with health professionals. HR managers and safety professionals who have responsibility/involvement in the health and well-being of employees. supervisors. Further training Visit the NEBOSH website.co.co. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of both individual and organisational responsibilities. Ongoing assessment will take place throughout the five days.uk/grant for further information Health and Safety This five-day course is suitable for general managers. Cost £950 Grant £250 Duration 5 days. Qualifications/certification National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) National Certificate in the Management of Health and Well-being. Book now For available dates or to book call us on 0344 994 4433. The course concludes with one written examination and a workplace practical examination. Assessment and training The course is delivered over five days in a classroom environment. *Grant available for eligible employers on a Training Plan only £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.org. Exams held on separate days. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English.uk Entry requirements You should have completed some health and safety training at supervisory/ management level within the last five years. citb. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.uk/training 55 . nebosh. It will help develop skills and knowledge required to tackle health and well-being at work.

Occupational Health – Stay Well at Work Cost £75 per module Grant £25 per module* (Training Plan only – as part of a Modular Training Programme) Duration 6 half-day modules *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. 56 citb. Book now For available dates or to book. Examine the diseases that affect the body’s largest organ • Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD).uk/grant for further information This half-day Asbestos Awareness UKATA Certified course will give an awareness of how to reduce your risk of developing asbestos-related diseases. Look at the health impact caused by injuries to the muscles. joints. Entry requirements You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. Learn to recognise and avoid the substances and circumstances that trigger respiratory problems • Skin. tendons or spinal discs and learn how to manage their effect. Consider the common lifestyle decisions that affect the future health and well-being of you and your family • Noise. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. please call us on 0344 994 4433. Improve your knowledge of occupational health issues and discover how changing attitudes towards health risks at work can benefit the workforce. plus how to reduce the effects • Breathing. .uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.uk/grant for further information This course consists of a suite of six key half-day modules which aim to raise awareness of the potential health risks faced by construction employees. Book now For further information on this course or to book an in-company course. Asbestos Awareness – UKATA Certified Cost £120 Grant £25* Duration ½ day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co. Find out how the human ear works and discover steps you can take to protect your hearing • Vibration.co. Investigate the hazards and risks caused by vibration from hand-held tools.co. You will be continuously assessed throughout the courses. Qualifications/certification UKATA certificate of training. via group activities and case study exercises.uk/training Entry requirements You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Course programme • • • • • Asbestos hazards and risks Where asbestos materials can be found Legislation and guidance Everyone’s role in reducing risks Procedures for dealing with unexpected situations • Asbestos risk management. It provides essential health and safety information for construction employees who spend time in buildings that could contain asbestos and includes procedures for dealing with unexpected situations. go to citb. Course programme The Occupational Health – Stay Well at Work course consists of six half-day modules: Health and Safety • Lifestyle. Assessment and training This course is delivered via in-company training.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

suggests that this is appropriate for all employees whose work could anticipate exposure to asbestos. CITB National Construction College certificate. If you fail the exam.co. Assessment and training Book now For available dates or to book. Book now For available dates or to book. You must complete the course within 60 days from enrolment onto the course. call us on 0344 994 4433. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. you must work through the course again to sit the exam. Course programme • • • • • Legal requirements and liabilities Hazards and control measures Implementation of risk assessments Ladders and stepladders Scaffolding and other working platforms. Health and Safety This online training course will give an awareness of how to reduce your risk of developing asbestos-related diseases. Assessment and training The course is available online via a PC or laptop. The entire course must be completed before sitting the final exam. Working at Height Online This course will provide candidates with the skills and knowledge required to safely work at height on ladders. subject to passing the assessment.uk/grant for further information citb. the certificate can be downloaded by the candidate. The course must be completed within 60 days following online enrolment. or call us on 0344 994 4433. Training and assessment will be undertaken online.Asbestos Awareness Online – UKATA Certified Course programme • Designed to comply with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and Approved Code of Practice L143 • The Asbestos Awareness certificate is available within 48 hours of completion of the course. Cost £33 Duration Approximately 2 hours *Grant available for eligible employers on a Training Plan Prior approval is required to claim through your Training Plan Visit citb. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Regulation10 − Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. Entry requirements Qualifications/certification You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.uk/training 57 . Cost £33* Duration Approximately 2 hours *Grant available for eligible employers on a Training Plan Prior approval is required to claim through your Training Plan Visit citb. UKATA certificate of training.co. You can enter and exit at any time within the 60 days to complete the course.uk/grant for further information The course does not need to be completed in one sitting. You must undertake the course before being allowed to take the test.co. This course is therefore aimed at everyone from company directors. engineers and contractors. Entry requirement Qualifications/certification You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. scaffolding and other platforms. It provides essential health and safety information to apply to your job. managers and supervisors to tradespeople. If you do not complete the course within the timescale you will be required to rebook onto the course.

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uk/training 59 .co. Course locations nationwide For detailed information about the locations. the following courses and programmes may also be available.In addition to the courses outlined in this section. We also offer in-company training. including increased motivation and productivity which. please turn to the map on page 5. have a positive impact on the profitability of your business. citb. We provide the very best in Leadership and Management training. Leadership and Management A fully trained management team has many benefits. Our courses focus on technical and soft skills and are specifically designed for the needs of the construction industry. more information is available on page 7. Call 0344 994 4433 for details. Inclusion and Respect: Operatives in Construction • Fairness. • Fairness. in turn. Inclusion and Respect: Supervisors and Line Managers in Construction • Management and Leadership Diagnostic Programme • Prince 2 Foundation Online Course • Prince 2 Practitioner Online Course.

In fact.co. These can be used together with experiential learning to enhance team performance by helping individuals to recognise their own strengths and the strengths of others. Team Development Our team building events can take place over a half or full day and are designed around individual company outcomes. Our blended learning approach. We can also provide MBTI® (Myers Briggs Type Indicator) online personality assessment. acquire new experiences and learn how to adapt their behaviour around core leadership concepts. . creating a lasting impact on performance when they return to the workplace. team building. including personal development. These energising events include a series of experiential indoor and outdoor challenges. We also offer quality blended learning solutions to save money on travelling costs. From team-building courses through to fast-track leadership courses. communications and project management. using a combination of e-learning and practical experience. means that candidates are only off site for a short period. The MBTI framework can be used for many applications.Leadership and Management Leadership and Management Our Leadership and Management courses help people to develop the right skills. MBTI provides an understanding into the differences between the personality types.uk/training Leadership and Management National Hub The National Skills Academy for Construction (NSAfC) Leadership and Management Hub offers a range of cutting edge courses. whatever your company’s business needs. 60 citb. coaching. Personality Assessment We can provide either online or paper-based team profiles based on the Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI) or the MiRo Behavioural Assessment tools. it pays to come to the National Construction College. helping participants to gain real-life skills and an understanding of the broader context. which in turn helps to improve working and personal relationships in a constructive way. we can create a bespoke training programme to match. Its blended approach to learning includes experiential and virtual environments. The environment helps teams to develop a positive and ‘can do’ attitude.

During each session you will identify the evidence you need to gather from your workplace to create Supervisory CSCS Gold Card. You’ll gain the confidence to carry out your management responsibilities efficiently and effectively. Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision. Book now *Grant available for eligible employers £400 per achievement Visit citb. A high level of support is provided to help you satisfy the NVQ requirements. you will need to complete a questionnaire and take part in an informal discussion. The seven one-day modules will fit around the demands of a busy work schedule.uk/grant for further information Leadership and Management This modular course is designed for construction site supervisors and assistant site managers who want to achieve an NVQ supervisory qualification. Assessment and training citb.Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision Course programme • • • • • Introduction and health and safety Leadership and management Communication and customer care Environment and sustainability Planning.900 Grant £400* Entry requirements Qualifications/certification You should be working as a site supervisor or assistant site manager in building and civil engineering. one to one on site assessment.co. cash and risk) • Assessment workshop. programming and logistics Resource management (cost. highways maintenance and repair. call us on 0344 994 4433. Entry requirements Qualifications/certification You must be working in the role of a construction site manager in building and civil engineering. During each session you will identify the evidence you need to gather from your workplace to create a portfolio. This course involves classroom tuition and workshops. programming and logistics • Resource management (cost. call us on 0344 994 4433. cash and risk) • Assessment workshop. You’ll gain the confidence to carry out your supervisory responsibilities efficiently and effectively. one to one on site assessment. Cost £2.uk/grant for further information For available dates. a portfolio. The seven oneday modules will fit around the demands of a busy work schedule.500 Grant £400* Duration 7 days (1 day modules over 9 months) *Grant available for eligible employers £400 per achievement Visit citb. Book now For available dates. • • • • • • Introduction and health and safety Leadership and management Communication and customer care Environment and sustainability Planning. highways maintenance and repair. residential development. Before being accepted onto the course. residential development. Management CSCS Black Card. conservation or demolition. There will be an assessment workshop plus a one-day. or to book. Course programme This course involves classroom tuition and workshops.co. you will need to complete a questionnaire and take part in an informal discussion. There will be an assessment workshop plus a one-day. Cost £1. A high level of support is provided to help you satisfy the NVQ requirements. or to book.co. conservation or demolition. Duration 7 days (1 day modules over 9 months) Assessment and training Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management – below. Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management. Further training Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management The course is intended for construction site managers who are looking to achieve an NVQ management qualification through a formal traditional course.uk/training 61 . Before being accepted onto the course.

Strategy
Cost

£350

Grant

£100*

Duration 2 days

Leadership and Management

*Grant available for eligible employers
on a Training Plan only
£50 per day for training days only
Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

This course is intended for managers in
construction. It will help you to evaluate
the potential costs and benefits of
different business and organisational
strategies. It will simulate the world of
senior management, generating much
of the information normally available to
senior managers. It also provides a
risk-free environment in which to develop,
evaluate and implement ideas, involving
factors such as the design of the reporting
structure, job descriptions and personnel
issues.

Course programme
• The link between business strategy and
operations
• The consequences of decisions made
and their impact across the business
• How specific strategies affect finance,
marketing, tendering, human resources
and production

• The role of leadership, teamwork and
decision-making in formulating and
pursuing achievable strategies
• The business cycle (from getting work
to getting paid)
• The interpersonal and management
skills needed for effective and efficient
team-working, communication and
delegation.

Entry requirements

Qualifications/certification
CITB National Construction College
certificate.

Book now
For available dates, or to book, call us
on 0344 994 4433.

Further training
Business Improvement in Construction
courses:

You must have a good understanding
of spoken and written English. Please
contact us if you have any concerns in
this area.

Understanding the Market and Selling
– page 64;

Assessment and training

Business Analysis and Planning
– page 65.

This course involves classroom-based
tutorials and practicals. You will be
continuously assessed throughout the
course.

Finance, Costing and Pricing
– page 65;

Fairness, Inclusion and Respect: Senior Managers and Directors
in Construction
Cost

£90

Grant

£25*

Duration ½ day
*Grant available for eligible employers
on a Training Plan only
£50 per day for training days only
Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

This course is intended for senior
managers and directors in construction.
This intensive course will give you an
understanding and overview of fairness,
inclusion and respect. It provides an
insight into the business benefits of
developing a fair, inclusive and respectful
workplace along with ways to promote
fairer and more effective working
practices.

Course programme

62 citb.co.uk/training

• The business benefits of promoting
and developing fairness, respect and
inclusion and sustainability
• Completing pre-qualification
questionnaires (PQQ)

• How to tackle discrimination, including
harassment in the workplace
• Your legal obligations and the Equality
Act 2010
• Strategy to promote fairness, inclusion
and respect
• Developing an inclusive culture in the
construction workplace (site and office).

Assessment and training

Entry requirements

For available dates, or to book, call us
on 0344 994 4433.

You must have a good understanding
of spoken and written English. Please
contact us if you have any concerns in
this area.

You will be assessed through a short
multiple-choice test at the end of the
session.

Qualifications/certification
CITB National Construction College
certificate.

Book now

ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management

It is suitable for those working in
construction who have management
responsibilities but no formal training;
practising team managers who want
to move up; and managers facing
organisational change. You will learn
about vision, strategy and how to become
an effective leader.

Course programme

Entry requirements

• Recognise problems and identify
solutions
• Demonstrate, plan, implement and
communicate decisions
• Identify different leadership and
management styles
• Recognise the role of trust in effective
team leadership
• Identify why organisations need a
vision, mission and strategy
• Understand how to develop team
objectives to support a strategy
• Identify the role of effective
communication in conveying the vision
message
• Establish techniques for communicating
vision, goals and objectives.

You must have a good understanding
of spoken and written English. Please
contact us if you have any concerns in
this area.

Assessment and training
You will be set a number of written
assignments, following support
throughout the course.

Cost

£740

Grant

£250*

Duration 5 days
*Grant available for eligible employers
on a Training Plan only
£50 per day for training days only
Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

Qualifications/certification
ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and
Management.

Book now
For available dates or to book, call us
on 0344 994 4433.

Building Information Modelling (BIM)
The workshop is intended for all SMEs
and Tier 1 and 2 subcontractors. The
aim of the workshop is to help you
understand the real issues surrounding
BIM and, as the construction industry
moves towards the Government target
of BIM implementation by 2016, how it
might be of benefit to you in the short,
medium and long term.

Course programme
• BIM: the key topics and the benefits to
be gained from its adoption
• The technology surrounding BIM
• The impact of using BIM and how you
might progress with it in your working
practices

• How to review your current and future
position in relation to BIM
• Other software tools available to the
construction industry
• How to start using BIM on projects.

Entry requirements
You must have a good understanding
of spoken and written English. Please
contact us if you have any concerns in
this area.

Qualifications/certification
CITB National Construction College
certificate

Cost

£150 (For a limited period
free of charge for levy
registered comanies)

Book now

Grant

£25*

For available dates or to book, call us
on 0344 994 4433.

Duration ½ day

Leadership and Management

This course is intended for practising
or aspiring first line managers or team
leaders in construction with the ability to
meet the assessment demands. If you are
a first line manager or practising team
leader, this course will help you develop
the knowledge and skills you need to
manage your team.

*Grant available for eligible employers
£50 per day for training days only
Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

Assessment and training
This course provides a combination of
face to face sessions in a classroom
environment and group work.

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Construction ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management Practice
for the Construction and Built Environment
Cost

£750

Grant

£200*

Duration 4 days

Leadership and Management

*Grant available for eligible employers
£50 per day for training days only
Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

This qualification is suitable for
subcontractors, gangers, foremen, team
leaders, supervisors and site managers
and is aimed at providing higher calibre
leadership and management practices.
Working closely with the Institute of
Leadership and Management (ILM),
the National Construction College has
produced this new construction specific
ILM qualification. The ILM Level 3 Award
is suitable for anyone requiring a thorough
understanding of management and
leadership principles to effectively lead,
supervise and safely manage people across
the many different industry sub-sectors
within the expanding built environment.

The course comprises two units:

Entry Requirements

• Unit 8611-300: Leadership and
Management Practice for the
Construction and Built
Environment Sector
• Unit 8611-301: Delivery of Site
Operations and Logistics

You must have a good understanding
of spoken and written English. Please
contact us if you have any concerns in
this area.

Course programme
• Roles and responsibilities
• Leadership and management
• Safety, health, environment and quality
management
• Planning and monitoring work
• Allocating work to team members
• Improving team performance.

Qualifications/certification
ILM Award in Leadership and
Management Practice for the Construction
and Built Environment Sector.

Book now
For available dates, or to book, call us
on 0344 994 4433.

Business Improvement in Construction:
Understanding the Market and Selling
Cost

£150

Grant

£50*

Duration 1 day
*Grant available for eligible employers
£50 per day for training days only
Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

This course is intended for owners and
senior managers of small and medium
businesses who wish to gain a greater
understanding of the internal and external
factors that affect the performance of
their business. A steady flow of work is
essential for any business. Not having
a project or a job to go to when the
current one finishes has huge implications
for individuals and teams, impacting
on confidence, security, motivation,
productivity and behaviour.
All of these factors affect the performance
of the business. This course helps you
work towards achieving a steady flow
by improving your market position and
working through a plan to capitalise on it.

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Course programme

Assessment and training

• Analysis of your business’s strengths
and weaknesses
• Understanding your competition
• Identifying your market
• Understanding relevant sales legislation
and contract law
• Sales strategies to grow your business
• Introducing a business development
culture
• Customer service and managing client
accounts
• Identifying service delivery processes.

This course provides a combination of
face to face sessions in a classroom
environment and group work.

Entry requirements
You must have a good understanding
of spoken and written English. Please
contact us if you have any concerns in
this area.

Qualifications/certification
CITB National Construction College
certificate.

Book now
For available dates, or to book, call us
on 0344 994 4433.

Further training
Business Improvement in Construction:
Finance, Costing and Pricing – page 65;
Business Improvement in Construction:
Business Analysis and Planning –
page 65.

Course programme Assessment and training • Understanding your profit and loss account and balance sheet • Ratio analysis: understanding the value of the information this can provide • Analysing your business. Business Improvement in Construction: Business Analysis and Planning This course is intended for owners and senior managers of small and medium businesses who wish to improve their skills and understanding of business analysis and the business planning process. Costing and Pricing It has never been more important for business owners and senior managers to understand good financial management of the construction process.uk/grant for further information citb. Leadership and Management This course is intended for owners and senior managers of small and medium businesses who wish to improve their skills and understanding of the financial aspects of their business. Book now Cost £150 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. cost measurement and management • Reconciling cost and value • Overhead costs and budgets • Pricing strategies for recovering overheads • Cash flow forecasting • Getting paid for what you do • Debt recovery • Estimating and tendering techniques and processes. from tendering right through to managing costs and agreeing the final account. or to book. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate.uk/training 65 .Business Improvement in Construction: Finance. Entry requirements For available dates. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. its finances and plan for the future helps to put you in control and become more focussed on your goals. it is essential that construction businesses understand the process and have the controls in place in order to have a realistic chance of making a profit. This course provides a combination of face to face sessions in a classroom environment and group work. its strengths and future direction • Producing your business plan. In today’s market.co. Further training Business Improvement in Construction: Understanding the Market and Selling – page 64. Course programme Assessment and training • Budgeting • Financial forecasting. This course provides a combination of face to face sessions in a classroom environment and group work. Entry requirements You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. call us on 0344 994 4433.uk/grant for further information For available dates. This course guides you through the business planning process and will cover the fundamental accounting principles and concepts which link to your plan. Business Improvement in Construction: Business Analysis and Planning – see below. or to book. Being able to analyse your business.co. Book now Cost £150 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co. call us on 0344 994 4433. You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.

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We have a range of courses for those who wish to develop their teaching or training skills. In addition to the courses outlined in this section. Teaching. the following courses may also be available. specifically in the context of construction and the built environment. teaching staff to become outstanding teachers. citb.co. Instruction and Coaching All of these courses are designed to prepare Course locations nationwide For detailed information about the locations please turn to the map on page 5. Call 0344 994 4433 for details. • Level 3 Award in the principles of planning a training session (City & Guilds) • Level 3 Award in planning and delivering a training session (City & Guilds) • Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF). and to impart their knowledge in an effective and compelling manner.uk/training 67 .

co. We provide the very best programmes to improve learning and development. within construction-related education and training. it will motivate and engage. improving the profitability of your business.Teaching. Instruction and Coaching A fully trained team of staff dedicated to the development and progression of your learners has many benefits. Instruction and Coaching Teaching.uk/training . encouraging them to return to you. Enhanced teaching. assessment and coaching practice will inevitably increase learning and improve your learner experience. 68 citb.

co.co. discover ways to improve apprentice retention and how to recognise the role of support services. citb. go to citb. Book now For available dates or to book. The course will help you to understand your own role and responsibilities and identify what motivates you and others.Inspiring and Coaching your Apprentice Course programme • Understanding issues and concerns • Your role and responsibilities • Mentoring and coaching • • • • • Motivation and morale How to pass on your skills Training practice Dealing with problems and issues The role of the Work Based Recorder (WBR). In addition you’ll identify strategies for inspiring and improving the coaching of everyone involved with an apprentice. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Cost £95 Grant £25* Duration ½ day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Cost £150 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. including site managers.co. Course programme Entry requirements • Identifying what influences young people and why they fail to complete or they leave early • Understanding the role of the supervisor • Expectations and motivations • Communication methods • Inspiration and coaching • Maximising contact time through planning and scheduling • Self-directed learning and action planning.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. NVQ structure and terminology. This half-day course is intended for anyone involved with the placement or with day to day responsibility for apprentice supervision. Entry requirements You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. It will also help you understand some of the challenges facing an apprentice and be able to assist with potential solutions.co. For available dates or to book. Assessment and training Continuous assessment via individual and group exercises. You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Instruction and Coaching The course is suitable if you are directly involved in supporting or supervising apprentices.uk/training 69 .uk/grant for further information Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. It will help you understand the issues facing apprentices. call us on 0344 994 4433. Book now Teaching. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. supervisors and Apprenticeship Officers. It explores practical ways in which support can be provided to help the apprentice achieve their qualification and their potential. Assessment and training Continuous assessment via individual and group exercises.uk/grant for further information Understanding and Motivating your Apprentice This course is suitable for those directly involved in supporting or supervising apprentices.

co. and level at which. support mechanisms. appeals and equal opportunities • Diagnosing candidates’ literacy and numeracy ability • Diagnosing candidates’ English ability (if English is not their first language) • Explaining assessment • Assessing the learners’ preferred learning style • Individual interviews to discuss your suitability for. to undertake the course. Book now For available dates or to book. Further training Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) – page 71. This initial assessment will help us assess your readiness to undertake the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) 10-day programme. . Assessment and training This one-day programme will involve assessment of learner literacy and Understanding the Role of the Work Based Recorder (WBR) Cost £95 Grant £25* Duration ½ day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Instruction and Coaching Duration 1 day This course is suitable for anyone wishing to start a career in teaching.uk/training Book now For available dates or to book. go to citb. Assessment and training Continuous assessment via individual and group exercises.uk/grant for further information This course will help you understand your duties and ensure that appropriate evidence is submitted by the apprentice for their NVQ. their responsibilities and duties. At the end of the course you will understand the structure of an NVQ. numeracy ability.co. Entry requirements You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. tutoring. The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) is intended for those who are considering a career in teaching or for the more experienced teacher who would like to update their skills and knowledge. Entry requirements Further training Suitable for those directly involved in supporting or supervising apprentices.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. At the end of the initial assessment we will be able to assess whether you are ready to undertake our Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) 10-day course. You’ll be able to undertake the WBR role ensuring the appropriate evidence is provided to support the NVQ. call us on 0344 994 4433. supervisors and Apprenticeship Officers. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. what they are.Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) Initial Assessment Cost £75 Teaching. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. CITB National Construction College certificate. the roles of others involved in the NVQ process and the roles and responsibilities of the WBR.co. Course programme • Learner expectations about tackling the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) • Discussing what potential learners would want from tutors • Worries. Course programme Qualifications/certification • NVQ: the basics. including site managers. assessing or instructing. Understanding and Motivating your Apprentice – page 69. how they are assessed • Identifying the other parties involved in the NVQ process • The role of the Work Based Recorder. 70 citb.

Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) (City & Guilds) Course programme • Legislation. numeracy and ICT. go to citb. multiple intelligences and learning styles • Developing resources (including PowerPoints) • Digital technology and construction education • Approaches to teaching and learning strategies and your own specialism to meet learner needs • Literacy. Entry requirements You must initially complete the one-day Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) Initial Assessment. Book now For available dates.co. Instruction and Coaching This introductory course is for those who are considering a career in teaching or for the more experienced teacher who would like to update their skills and knowledge in line with organisational requirements. schemes of work and session plans. engagement and motivation • Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) and group profiles • Making a safe and supportive learning environment • Barriers to learning and supporting your learners • Memory. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.uk/grant for further information Qualifications/certification Teaching.co. citb. or to book. Codes of Practice and professionalism • Identifying and meeting the needs of learners • Interactive and innovative teaching practice. Assessment and training This course is assessed through the completion of a series of written assignments and an assessed short teaching session (Microteach). communication. feedback and praise • Assessment – this work covers Unit 301 of the new TAQA qualifications (which replace the old A Awards) • Writing programmes. City & Guilds 6502 certificate. Cost £920 Grant £400* Duration 10 days *Grant available for eligible employers on a Training Plan only £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co.uk/training 71 .

Instruction and Coaching .uk/training Teaching.72 citb.co.

co. the following courses may also be available.uk/training 73 .Our Plant Maintenance courses cover a range of subject areas and make use of our impeccable workshop facilities which are well stocked with all conventional and modern types of equipment. Tailored for your company. these courses can be delivered at centres listed below. The National Construction College East is a Satellite Centre for the National Fluid Power Centre (NFPC) delivering stage one hydraulics courses – call 01909 504 709 for more information. • Plant Electrical (AC) • Plant Electrical (DC) • Plant Hydraulics • Electro-Hydraulics. citb. For detailed information about the locations please turn to the map on page 5. Plant Maintenance your premises as well as one of our training Courses may be available at: • NCC East – King’s Lynn • NCC Scotland – Inchinnan • TUCA – Ilford. London • NCC Waltham Forest – London. Call 0344 994 4433 for details. In addition to the courses outlined in this section.

Manual Metal Arc (MMA) . Book now For available dates.co. CITB National Construction College certificate.uk/grant for further information This course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to be able to carry out electrical safety testing and inspection. Assessment and training Learning via classroom-based tutorials and practicals. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.co. or to book. Entry requirements You will need a good understanding of spoken and written English. you’ll be assessed via practical exercises and a written test.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Qualifications/certification Entry requirements For available dates.uk/training This three-day course will give you an understanding of basic welding techniques. Qualifications/certification City & Guilds certificate.uk/grant for further information 74 citb. Course programme Plant Maintenance • Refer to all relevant legislation • Identify why we test and inspect • Demonstrate correct methods of test and inspection • Record and analyse data • Demonstrate correct use of test equipment • Explain the reasons for formal visual inspection and combine inspection and testing • City & Guilds examination.co. Course programme • • Use of basic welding techniques: .Electrical Safety Testing (PAT) Cost £295 Grant £75* Duration 1½ days *Grant available for eligible employers on a Training Plan only £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. A non-City & Guilds.Metal Inert/Active Gas (MIG/MAG) Awareness of safety precautions relating to technology • Enhancement of basic maintenance skills. or to book. you’ll be assessed via practical exercises and an online test. It is ideal for those wishing to build on basic maintenance skills and particularly relevant for those involved in plant repair. You will need a good understanding of spoken and written English.Oxy-Acetylene . go to citb.co. Welding Techniques Cost £650 Grant £150* Duration 3 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. go to citb. NCC certified version of this course can be carried out at your premises.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Assessment and training Learning via classroom-based tutorials and practicals. particularly relating to the repair of modern plant vehicles and equipment. The IEE Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (worth £35) and the City & Guilds examination fee are included in the price. Book now .

In addition. Assessment and training Training involves demonstrations. or to book. Plant Maintenance This course will help provide you with the competency needed for inspecting plant. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. you will be able to identify wear patterns/characteristics and locate issues relating to the undercarriage. Book now For available dates. steel tracked and carbody types) • Understand how undercarriage components are constructed. Cost £175 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Book now For available dates. Further training Cost £650 Grant £150* Duration 3 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co. go to citb. Assessment and training Learning via classroom-based tutorials and practical activities. practical sessions and presentations. Course programme Entry requirements • Identify safe practices and procedures relating to undercarriage inspection and identify all components classed as running gear (rubber tracked.co. responsibilities. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. It is suitable for those with a relevant engineering background and several years’ experience of plant maintenance who are intending to be nominated as a competent person to inspect plant for their company or organisation.co. inspection procedures and reporting methods.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. you’ll be assessed and examined on carrying out a full inspection of an item of plant.co.Test and Inspection (Includes the Thorough Examination of Plant) Course programme • Outline of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) • Outline of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) • • • • • • • • Areas of responsibility Inspection of mechanical equipment Inspection of hydraulic equipment Inspection of lifting equipment Practical inspection exercises Recording inspections Certification of inspections Reporting defects. check the measurements against manufacturers’ specifications and calculate wear rates • Identify and diagnose common faults in undercarriages. You will learn how to carry out a component inspection safely.uk/training 75 . You will need a good understanding of spoken and written English. compare figures against manufacturers’ specifications and calculate wear rates. or to book.uk/grant for further information NVQ/SVQ unit in Testing and Inspection of Plant and Level 2 or 3 NVQ in Plant Maintenance. citb. It covers relevant legislation.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Entry requirements You must be from a relevant engineering background and have experience in plant maintenance. identify undercarriage arrangements and know how standard and LGP undercarriages differ • Check running gear alignment • Measure running gear components. go to citb.co. You will also learn how to collect accurate measurements of components.uk/grant for further information Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. Track and Undercarriage Inspection This intensive one-day course aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills to carry out track and undercarriage inspection. become familiar with undercarriage components and carbody construction and understand the importance and cost implications of regular and irregular undercarriage maintenance and inspection.

Trailer/Mobile Towable Units: Maintenance and Inspection Cost £295 Grant £100* Duration 2 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Entry requirements You will need a good understanding of spoken and written English.uk/grant for further information This course aims to provide you with an understanding of the relevant legislation concerning trailers and mobile towable unit maintenance. Hand-outs and training aids are provided.uk/training • Follow the set inspection criteria and current legislation to identify and carry out inspections. Assessment and training Training involves demonstrations. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. Entry requirements You will need a good understanding of spoken and written English. such as compressors and traffic lights). boxes and flat and towable equipment. use and loading of trailers (including plant trailers and towable units. go to citb. Hand-outs and training aids are provided. Plant Maintenance Course programme • Observe relevant legislation to ensure legal compliance when towing trailer and mobile towable units • Carry out pre-use checks relating to the safe use of trailers and mobile towable units • Load and unload a trailer and mobile towable unit correctly • Understand the towing vehicle manufacturer’s specifications • Tow trailer and mobile towable units safely • Answer towing-related questions to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding. safe practices and individual responsibilities.co.co.uk/grant for further information This one-day course is designed to broaden the understanding and knowledge of those who are responsible for the towing. or to book.co. Assessment and training Learn via demonstrations. or to book.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. repairing and using trailers (including plant trailers. practical sessions (including aptitude testing for servicing. and complete records correctly • Demonstrate knowledge and carry out basic repairs and maintenance of systems that configure the trailer and mobile towable unit • Identify common issues • Carry out particular testing to ensure the safe working of configured systems • Answer trailer and mobile towable unit maintenance. practical sessions and presentations. repair and inspection-related questions confidently. . Book now For available dates.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. maintenance. servicing. maintenance and repair practices) and presentations. It is suitable for those who are responsible for maintaining. Course programme • Observe relevant legislation regarding use. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. such as compressors and traffic lights). service and repair • Refer to company policies and procedures • Refer to the towing vehicle manufacturer’s specifications and check the correct matching of the tow vehicle 76 citb.co. go to citb. Further training You can also work towards a Level 2 or Level 3 NVQ/SVQ in Plant Maintenance.Loading and Movement of Trailers and Mobile Towable Units Cost £150 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Book now For available dates. You will learn about towing legislation.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate.

citb. • Crawler Tractor (Dozer) CPCS Code A34 • Loader/Securer CPCS Code A49 • Skid Steer CPCS Code A23. Courses may be available at: • NCC East – King’s Lynn • NCC Central – Ashbourne • Coleg Menai. the following courses may also be available.co.Plant Operations We are the biggest plant training provider in the UK.uk/training 77 . with a £10 million plant fleet that spans over 220 acres and which is updated regularly. Call 0344 994 4433 for details. In addition to the courses outlined in this section. Our policies ensure that we have a maximum of four operatives per trainer (eight for appointed persons) so you are given the attention you need. For detailed information about the locations please turn to the map on page 5.

Plant Operations Career progression Do you have management responsibilities covering the following duty holders or types of lifting equipment? Appointed persons (lift planners) Crane supervisors (lift supervisors) Crane co-ordinators Slinger/signaller Lifting equipment operators Mobile cranes Tower cranes Crawler cranes Telescopic handlers Rough terrain forklifts Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) Passenger/goods hoists Excavators used as cranes (The list above is not exhaustive). CPCS Appointed Person (Lifting Operations) CPCS Code A61 page 86 CPCS Trained Operator (Red Card) page 80 Progression route NO Are you involved with the slinging of loads or signalling? Lift Planner NVQ/SVQ/QCF Level 6 CPCS Competent Operator (Blue Card) 17 endorsements on planning unit YES Out of scope Progression route NO We offer courses (including CPCS) for the operation of these types of equipment CPCS Slinger/Signaller course CPCS Code A40 page 81 CPCS Trained Operator (Red Card) page 80 CPCS Trained Operator (Red Card) page 80 Are you responsible for supervising lifting operations? YES CPCS Crane Supervisor course CPCS Code A62 page 85 CPCS Trained Operator (Red Card) page 80 78 citb.uk/training Progression route Progression route Applicable NVQ/SVQ/QCF CPCS Competent Operator (Blue Card) Slinger/Signaller NVQ/SVQ/QCF Level 2 CPCS Competent Operator (Blue Card) Progression route Lift Supervisor NVQ/SVQ/QCF Level 3 CPCS Competent Operator (Blue Card) .co. maintain and review The ‘Management of Lifting Operations in Construction’ two-day course on page 87 has been developed to increase your levels of knowledge regarding legislation/guidance and best practice in this particular area. YES NO YES Is this purely a management role with no direct lift planning requirement? YES NO NO Are you or any of your employees responsible for planning lifting operations? Are you and your management teams aware of the legal responsibilities/ guidance and best practice applicable to the planning of lifting operations?  NO YES YES Monitor. Do you operate any of the following types of equipment? Mobile cranes Tower cranes Crawler cranes Telescopic handlers Rough terrain forklifts Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) Passenger/goods hoists Excavators used as cranes.

that experienced operators may still need familiarisation training and bad habits may have accumulated over the years which may need to be corrected. safety and environment (HS&E) test+ within the last two years.co.enquiries@citb. STEP 2 STEP 2 Book the relevant Technical Test(s)† with an approved CPCS Test Centre at citb.uk/cpcs or by calling 0844 815 7274.uk/grant STEP 5 * See CPCS Scheme booklet for full details – citb. Plant Operations Do you have a relevant NVQ or SVQ in Plant Operations*? We also offer bespoke Plant Operations courses tailored for your company.co.co. If you have had insuffi cient or no training and lack experience. Book the relevant Technical Test(s)† with an approved CPCS Test Centre at citb. # Grant eligible £610. CITB charge only £17. See step 3.uk/cpcs or by calling 0844 815 7274. STEP 1 STEP 1 If you have already completed training and/or have the required experience. safety and environment (HS&E) test+ within the last two years.co.uk More information is available on page 7. December 2013. Undertake and achieve the Theory and Practical elements of the CPCS Technical Test for the relevant category of plant.uk/training 79 . See citb. † Undertake and achieve the Theory and Practical elements of the CPCS Technical Test for the relevant category of plant. you may proceed directly to the test. go to step 3. you need to undertake the relevant training before taking the test.uk/cpcs or by calling 0844 815 7274. At the National Construction College we offer a one stop shop for Plant Operations training and testing.NO Key savings £ YES You need to have achieved the CITB Health.co. Grant eligible £60. You can find this at citb. You also need to achieve one of the following: • Record at least 300 hours per category in your logbook • On site assessment • A practical test • A relevant NVQ or SVQ in the last 2 years. STEP 3 STEP 3 • National Construction Colleges East and Central are CPCS Test Centres and offer a full package of services. Please bear in mind however.co. STEP 4 STEP 4 RED TRAINED OPERATOR CARD AUTOMATICALLY AWARDED Apply for BLUE COMPETENT OPERATOR CARD ‡ ‡ Register for and achieve the relevant NVQ or SVQ for the category of plant you operate#. safety and environment testing.co.uk/cpcs Apply for BLUE COMPETENT OPERATOR CARD Has five years passed since you gained your Blue Card? See citb. The maximum fee for the Theory Test is £100.50 for the test and it’s available outside of normal working hours. This needs to be achieved within two years of the issue of your Red Card. THE NEXT STEP citb. Please call 0344 994 4433 for details or email plant. ‡ There is a maximum fee set for the Practical Test dependent on the category group. registered employers. You need to have achieved the CITB Health.co. Information on training courses can be found at citb.co. Visit citb. Grant eligible for in-scope. After your training.uk/cpcs or by calling 0844 815 7274. + Price correct at time of going to print. supporting operator progression from Red Card application to Blue Card renewal: health.uk/cpcs for the latest CPCS renewal test information. CPCS Technical Tests and NVQ/SVQ Assessments • The National Construction College also offers training courses to qualify as a CPCS Tester or Trainer – see page 97 for details.uk/cpcs or call 0844 815 7274 for information on top-up training courses.co.

safety and environment (HS&E) test within the last two years before attending any Plant Operations course. *In certain circumstances. These qualifications have been developed with industry to measure your competence against national standards in the workplace.CPCS Card Achievement Routes CPCS Cards are the most recognised way of proving competence and experience to get on site.co. applicable to all three plant categories. The CPCS Standard Practical Test price is aligned to plant categories as shown. Test only route The CPCS Standard Technical Test is only recommended for those who have had sufficient training or experience.uk/training CPCS Standard Practical Test All candidates MUST have passed their CITB Operative’s Level Health. For more information and to book your test please call 0344 994 4433 and we can arrange for one of our plant experts to call you back. How do I get my Blue Card? 3B – £425 Proof on paper that you know your stuff You need to achieve a plant-based NVQ/SVQ. Without this. A qualified assessor will guide you through the process of attaining your qualification. CPCS Theory Test Booking the CPCS Theory Test on its own is just £100. . • Concrete Crusher • Crane/Lifting Operations Supervisor • Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis • Forward Tipping Dumper – Wheeled • Industrial Counterbalanced Forklift • Loader/Securer non STGO • Loader/Securer STGO • Lorry Loader • Mini Excavator • Mobile Screener • Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane • Rough Terrain Masted Forklift • Skid Steer • Slinger/Signaller • Telescopic Handler. Please see course details on pages 85 and 86 for entry requirements. The CPCS Standard Theory Test is charged at £100. The Red Card is valid for two years from issue. manager or client. Does not apply to Crane Supervisor and Appointed Person (Lifting Operations) courses. The Scheme Booklet for Operators provides further information. Contact the course booking team for details of ‘test only’ dates. reviews of your CPCS logbook and customer timesheets and statements from your employer. 3C – £325 • Agricultural Tractor • Appointed Person • MEWP Boom • MEWP Scissor • Ride On Roller. This is achieved through generating evidence of your skills and competence. • Crawler Crane • Crawler/Tractor-Dozer • Excavator 180° • Excavator 360° • Mobile Crane • Tower Crane • Wheeled Loading Shovel. Theory and Practical. Plant Operations 3A – £600 The CPCS Trained Operator Card (commonly known as your ‘Red’ Card) can contribute to a more secure future in the plant industry. you will not be permitted to take the CPCS Technical Tests.* To move on to your Blue Card you must have completed your NVQ/SVQ in the appropriate category. The qualifications can be achieved during normal working hours without having to attend college or take final exams. Evidence may include on site assessment. 80 citb. Red Cards can be extended.

1 day of technical tests) For available dates or to book.co.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English.uk/training Plant Operations This course will give you foundation training and assessment in slinging and signalling and is an ideal entry point into the lifting industry. Grant £350* Duration 2 days (1 day of training. maintain and store them. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. Cost £1. crane supervisor training and appointed person training.uk/grant for further information The course is delivered through a combination of classroombased tutorials and practicals. 1 day of technical tests) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £240 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. Assessment and training CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests). Entry requirements You must have passed a CITB Health. if you wish to refresh your skills. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.  Short Duration Further training Cost £625 A Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a Blue Competent Operator Card. we offer a short duration course.co.Slinger/Signaller CPCS Code A40 Qualifications/certification Course programme Book now • Establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator • Select appropriate lifting tackle and attach and detach it correctly and safely • Use clear and unambiguous signals to direct the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions • Determine the serviceability of lifting accessories.co.165 Grant £450* Duration 4 days (3 days of training. go to citb. This course is an ideal entry point into the lifting industry citb. CITB National Construction College certificate. It is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or. 81 .

The operating position of the tower crane requires you to be comfortable working at height.800 Grant  £670* Duration  9 days (8 days of training.co. Qualifications/certification CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests). CITB National Construction College certificate. Entry requirements You must have passed a CITB Health. Course programme • Operate the tower crane safely and productively • Respond to the recognised signals for controlling crane operations • Decide whether a particular load is within the capacity of the crane • Carry out minor adjustments and routine maintenance • Understand the capabilities of the equipment and any relevant safety precautions. security and balance of load • Observe the statutory regulations in respect of lifting equipment and the operator’s own legal responsibilities. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.uk/grant for further information This course will train you to operate and maintain tower cranes safely and is suitable if you have received no previous formal instruction. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. Call 0344 994 4433 for details. 82 citb. Further training A Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card.Tower Crane CPCS Code A04 Endorsement A – Trolley Jib B – Luffing Jib Cost  £2. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroombased tutorials and practicals. Book now For available dates or to book. including the out of service procedure • Operate safe-load indicators and overload warning devices • Understand the effect of the working radius on the lifting capacity of the machine • Secure. check and maintain counterweights effectively • Gauge the effect of shock loading on structural strength and stability • Recognise the principles of safe slinging. go to citb. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English.co.co. the types and capacities of lifting gear.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. 1 day of technical tests) Plant Operations *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £410 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb. To ensure this we offer the opportunity to climb one of our cranes prior to booking the course. This is strongly recommended.uk/training .

Please note that a Group C category licence is required for driving on the open road. For available dates or to book.uk/training 83 . go to citb. Book now CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests). Cost  £2. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroombased tutorials and practicals.740 Grant  £670* Duration  9 days (8 days of training. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. • Operate mobile cranes safely and productively • Respond to recognised crane signals accurately • Position the crane correctly • Alter jib lengths and associated safety devices • Carry out minor adjustments and routine maintenance • Understand duties charts • Programme safe-load indicators • Understand the basic theory of power units. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests.  Further training Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card. stability and load displacement • Recognise the principles of safe slinging. transmission systems and control systems • Understand the effects of radius change on the safe working capacity • Observe statutory regulations and Codes of Practice • Gauge the effect of shock loading on structural strength.Mobile Crane CPCS Code A60 – All Duties Qualifications/certification Course programme CITB National Construction College certificate.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Entry requirements You must have passed a CITB Health.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. citb. the types and capacities of chains.co.co. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. 1 day of technical tests) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £410 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb. slings and lifting gear • Understand the safe use of outriggers • Be aware of transport regulations and how to prepare to go on the public highway.uk/grant for further information Plant Operations This course will train you to operate and maintain mobile cranes safely and is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or if you wish to refresh your skills.

including the out of service procedure • Operate safe-load indicators and overload warning devices • Understand the effect of the working radius on the lifting capacity of the machine • Secure.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.uk/grant for further information This course will train you to operate and maintain crawler cranes safely and is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or if you wish to refresh your skills. Further training Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card. . Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. check and maintain counterweights • Gauge the effect of shock loading on structural strength and stability • Recognise the principles of safe slinging. 1 day of technical tests) Plant Operations *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £410 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb. Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane CPCS Code A63 Cost  £1.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.co. Course programme • Operate the crane safely and productively • Respond to the recognised signals for controlling crane operations • Decide whether a particular load is within the capacity of the crane • Carry out minor adjustments and routine maintenance • Understand the capabilities of the equipment and any relevant safety precautions. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course.uk/grant for further information 84 citb. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals.290 Grant  £670* Duration  9 days (8 days of training. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English.Crawler Crane CPCS Code A02 Endorsement B – All Duties Cost  £2. Qualifications/certification CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests). stability and load displacement • Recognise the principles of safe slinging and the types and capacities of chains. CITB National Construction College certificate.400 Grant  £500* Duration  5 days (4 days of training.uk/training This course will train you to operate and maintain pedestrian operated tower cranes safely and is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or if you wish to refresh your skills. Entry requirements You must have passed a CITB Health.co. Entry requirements You must have passed a CITB Health.co. Book now For available dates or to book. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests.co. the types and capacities of lifting gear. go to citb. 1 day of technical tests) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £410 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals.co. security and balance of load • Observe the statutory regulations in respect of lifting equipment and the operator’s own legal responsibilities. Book now For available dates or to book. transmission systems and control systems • Programme safe-load indicators • Understand the effects of radius change on the safe working capacity • Observe the statutory regulations and Codes of Practice • Gauge the effect of shock loading on structural strength. CITB National Construction College certificate. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. Qualifications/certification CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests). slings and lifting gear.  Further training Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card. Course programme • Operate the crane safely and productively • Respond to recognised crane signals accurately • Position the crane correctly • Alter jib lengths and associated safety devices • Carry out routine maintenance and minor adjustments • Understand safe-load indicators and duties charts • Grasp the basic theory of power units. go to citb.

Crane Supervisor CPCS Code A62

Course programme
• Observe legislation, regulations and Codes of Practice relating
to lifting duties
• Follow safe systems of work including method statements
• Take personal responsibility
• Describe different types of cranes and associated terminology
• Understand crane documentation
• Understand crane stability, duty charts and safety devices
• Have crane appreciation
• Observe British Standard 7121
• Understand the role of crane supervisor
• Understand the role of appointed person
• Prepare an area with exclusion zones.

Book now
For available dates or to book, go to citb.co.uk/training or call us
on 0344 994 4433.

Further training
A Level 3 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a Blue Competent Operator
Card.

Cost  £1,100
Grant  £450*
Duration  4 days (3 days of training,

1 day of technical tests)
*Grant available for eligible employers
£50 per day for training days only
£240 for successful completion of the
Practical Test
£60 for successful completion of the
Theory Test
Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

Plant Operations

The course will train you to undertake the duties of a crane
supervisor as defined by the appointed person. You will learn
how to comply with legislation, regulations, Codes of Practice
and industrial requirements. It is suitable for supervisors and
managers with responsibility for supervising lifting operations.

Entry requirements
You should have sufficient experience of cranes to meet the
requirements specified in British Standard 7121 Safe Use of
Cranes. A crane supervisor is a highly responsible role and only
suitable personnel will be selected. When you book the course,
you will be asked to complete a self-profiling form to help you
determine your level of knowledge.
You must have passed a CITB Health, safety and environment
(HS&E) test for supervisors no more than two years before
attending this course. You must also have a good understanding
of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any
concerns in this area.

Assessment and training
The course is delivered through a combination of classroombased tutorials and practicals. You will be assessed through
theory and practical tests.

Qualifications/certification
CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of
the CPCS Technical Tests).
CITB National Construction College certificate.

Candidates must have completed a CITB Health, safety
and environment (HS&E) test for supervisors within the last
two years before starting the course.
For further information please visit citb.co.uk/hsandetest
HS&E revision material GT 200/14DL (for managers and professionals)
is now available as a download, visit citb.co.uk/hsanderevision

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Appointed Person (Lifting Operations) CPCS Code A61
Cost £995
Grant £400*
Duration 4 days (3 days of training,

1 day of technical tests)

Plant Operations

*Grant available for eligible employers
£50 per day for training days only
£190 for successful completion of the
Practical Test
£60 for successful completion of the
Theory Test
Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

This course will give you an understanding of the appointed
person’s responsibilities and how to fulfil them. It will also provide
you with the ability to interpret and apply sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 of
the BS 7121 Safe Use of Cranes guidelines. If you already hold the
CPCS Code A40 Slinger/Signaller, on completion of this course
you will also achieve the CPCS Code A62 Crane Supervisor
qualification. It is suitable for supervisors and managers with
responsibility for lifting operations.

Course programme









Observe regulations and Codes of Practice
Follow safe systems of work including method statements
Take personal responsibility
Describe different types of cranes and associated terminology
Understand crane documentation
Understand crane stability, duty charts and safety devices
Appreciate tower cranes
Observe British Standard 7121
Recognise the role of appointed persons
Plan a lift.

Assessment and training
The course is delivered through a combination of classroombased tutorials and practicals. You will be assessed through
theory and practical tests.

Qualifications/certification
CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of
the CPCS Technical Tests).
CITB National Construction College certificate.

Book now
For available dates or to book, go to citb.co.uk/training or call us
on 0344 994 4433. 

Further training
A Level 6 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a Blue Competent Operator
Card.

Entry requirements
You should have sufficient experience of cranes to meet the
requirements specified in British Standard 7121 Safe Use of
Cranes. An appointed person is a highly responsible role and
only suitable personnel will be selected. When you book the
course, you will be asked to complete a self-profiling form to
help you determine your level of knowledge.
You must have passed a CITB Health, safety and environment
(HS&E) test for managerial and professional persons no more
than two years before attending the course. You must also have
a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please
contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

Candidates must have completed a CITB Health, safety
and environment (HS&E) test for managerial and professional
persons within the last two years before starting the course.
For further information please visit citb.co.uk/hsandetest
HS&E revision material GT 200/14DL (for managers and professionals) is now
available in download format, visit
citb.co.uk/hsanderevision
86 citb.co.uk/training

On successful completion of this course, candidates
also achieve CPCS Code A62 Crane Supervisor if
CPCS Code A40 Slinger/Signaller is held.

Lorry Loader CPCS Code A36 Endorsement A – Hook

Course programme
• Undertake all pre-start, running checks
and shut down procedures
• Stability factors
• Configure for travel (site and highway)
• Configure and set for lifting duties
• Place material onto transporting
vehicles
• Lifting requirements and lifting exercise
• Explain loading/unloading procedures
for transportation of loads
• Place machine out of service.

Entry requirements

Book now

You must have passed a CITB Health,
safety and environment (HS&E) test no
more than two years before attending
this course. You must also have a good
understanding of spoken and written
English. Please contact us if you have any
concerns in this area.

For available dates or to book, go to
citb.co.uk/training or call us on
0344 994 4433.

Further training
A Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a
Blue Competent Operator Card.

Assessment and training
The course is delivered through a
combination of classroom-based tutorials
and practicals. You will be assessed
through theory and practical tests.

Cost

£1,290

Grant  £500*
Duration 5 days (4 days of training,

1 day of technical tests)

Short Duration
Cost

£625

Grant

£350*

Duration 2 days (1 day of training,

1 day of technical tests)
*Grant available for eligible employers
£50 per day for training days only
£240 for successful completion of the
Practical Test
£60 for successful completion of the
Theory Test
Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

Qualifications/certification
CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on
successful completion of the CPCS
Technical Tests).
CITB National Construction College
certificate.

Management of Lifting Operations in Construction
This course is designed for contractor
personnel who manage lifting operations
on site. You will develop your knowledge
of applicable legislation, industry best
practice and your responsibilities. This
course is suitable if you have received no
formal instruction or if you wish to refresh
your skills.

Course programme
• Current best practice for procuring
lifting operation planners/equipment
• The qualifications available, specific to
the planning and supervision of lifting
operations, including best practice
regarding role-specific competencies
• Current best practice for managing
lifting operations, with reference to
both the equipment supplier and user,
and identifying main classes of lifting
equipment and their suitability for
specific operations

• The minimum requirements as per
best practice for a lifting equipment
installation/use of a method statement
• The requirements for the classification
of individual lifting operations
• Best practice particular to the
installation, thorough examination,
testing, operation and maintenance of
lifting equipment/accessories
• The responsibilities of equipment
supplier and user regarding inspection/
maintenance and thorough examination
of lifting equipment
• The lifting team’s responsibilities
regarding pre-use and weekly checks
• Company-specific policies regarding
the management of lifting operations
and equipment on site.

Entry requirements
You must have a good understanding
of spoken and written English. Please
contact us if you have any concerns in
this area.

Assessment and training
The course is delivered through a
combination of classroom-based tutorials
and practicals. You will be assessed using
documentation navigation exercises.

Cost £475

Plant Operations

This course will give you foundation
training and assessment in operating a
lorry loader and is suitable if you have
received no formal instruction or, if you
wish to refresh your skills, we offer a short
duration course.

Grant £100*
Duration 3 days (2 days of training,

1 day of technical tests)
*Grant available for eligible employers
£50 per day for training days only
Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

Qualifications/certification
CITB National Construction College
certificate.

Book now
For available dates or to book, call us on
0344 994 4433.

Further training
Managing and Co-ordinating Plant
– see page 96.

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if you wish to refresh your skills. go to citb. Qualifications/certification CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests). Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.225 Grant £670* Duration 9 days (8 days of training.co.uk/grant for further information Cost £2. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. Book now For available dates or to book.uk/grant for further information 88 citb. purposes and limitations of each machine • Follow all necessary safety precautions • Interpret the information provided by level pegs and profiles • Be aware of the necessary routine adjustments and service procedures. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. and carry them out • Work to levels with the aid of laser equipment. 1 day of technical tests) Short Duration Cost £900 Grant £570* Duration 3 days (2 days of training. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. . Qualifications/certification CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests). 1 day of technical tests) Short Duration Cost £900 Grant £570* Plant Operations Duration 3 days (2 days of training.co.co.co. Book now For available dates or to book. Excavator 360° Tracked CPCS Code A59 – Above 10 tonnes This course will give you foundation training and assessment in operating and maintaining 360° excavator tracked machines safely and productively and includes quick hitch training.co. CITB National Construction College certificate.295 Grant £870* Duration 9 days (8 days of training. Further training Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card. we offer a short duration course. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Course programme • Operate the excavator 360° tracked safely and productively • Fit and operate ancillary equipment • Site the machine safely and efficiently • Carry out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures • Understand the capabilities. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Entry requirements You must have passed a CITB Health. we offer a short duration course. if you wish to refresh your skills. 1 day of technical tests) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £410 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. CITB National Construction College certificate. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course.uk/training Excavator 180° Wheeled CPCS Code A12 Above 5 Tonnes (including A10 – Below 5 Tonnes) This course will give you foundation training and assessment in operating and maintaining 180° wheeled excavators safely and productively. 1 day of technical tests) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £410 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb. and carry them out • Work to levels with the aid of laser equipment.Cost £2. Further training A Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a Blue Competent Operator Card. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. purposes and limitations of each machine • Follow all necessary safety precautions • Interpret the information provided by level pegs and profiles • Be aware of the necessary routine adjustments and service procedures. go to citb.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals. Course programme • Operate the 180° wheeled excavator safely and productively • Fit and operate ancillary equipment • Site the machine safely and efficiently • Carry out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures • Prepare the machine for travelling on the public highway • Understand the capabilities. It is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals. It is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or. Entry requirements You must have passed a CITB Health.

1 day of technical tests) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £240 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb.co. You must have passed a CITB Health.co. and includes quick hitch training.800 Grant £600* Duration 7 days (6 days of training.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Course programme • Operate the machine to a minimum standard • Site the machine safely and efficiently • Understand the capabilities. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Cost £POA Grant Dependent on course length* Plant Operations This course will give you foundation training and assessment in operating and maintaining a mini excavator safely and productively. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals.uk/grant for further information CITB National Construction College certificate. CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests). safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course.uk/training 89 . Book now For available dates or to book. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English.uk/grant for further information A Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a Blue Competent Operator Card. *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Entry requirements You must already hold CPCS Code A59 Excavator 360° Tracked and have passed a CITB Health. citb.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Duration 1 or 2 days. It is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or if you wish to refresh your skills. Qualifications/certification Entry requirements CITB National Construction College certificate. call us on 0344 994 4433. Further training Cost £1. Book now For available dates or to book. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests.co. and know how to carry them out. go to citb. purposes and limitations of each machine • Follow all necessary safety precautions • Interpret the information provided by load charts and lift plans • Understand which routine adjustments and safety checks are legally required with regard to lifting accessories.Mini Excavator CPCS Code A58 – Below 10 Tonnes Course programme • Operate the mini excavator safely and productively • Fit and operate ancillary equipment • Carry out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures • Understand the capabilities. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. purposes and limitations of each machine • Follow all necessary safety precautions • Interpret the information provided by level pegs and profiles • Carry out necessary routine adjustments and service procedures • Work to levels with the aid of laser equipment. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. dependent on experience Qualifications/certification: CPCS endorsement to existing Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests). whilst inexperienced operators will need to undertake a two-day course. Lifting with Excavators CPCS Code A59C This course will give you foundation training and assessment in lifting with excavators safely and productively. Experienced operators will only need to undertake a one-day course. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals.

Qualifications/certification Entry requirements For available dates or to book. Qualifications/certification: Book now For available dates or to book. if you wish to refresh your skills. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. CITB National Construction College certificate. Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis CPCS Code A56 Endorsement B – All sizes Cost £1. You must have passed a CITB Health. Assessment and training Entry requirements CITB National Construction College certificate. go to citb. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals. and how to carry them out. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. 1 day of technical tests) Short Duration Cost Grant £625 £400* Duration 3 days (2 days of training. Make sure you’ve passed your CITB Health. For further information please visit citb. practicals and demonstrations. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. its purpose and limitations • All safety precautions necessary for the correct operation of the machine • How diesel engines work and how various parts of the machine operate • Which routine adjustments and servicing procedures are necessary.Safe Use of Quick Hitches Cost £130 Grant £50* Duration 1 day Plant Operations *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. call us on 0344 994 4433.400 Grant £500* Duration 5 days (4 days of training.co. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course.uk/grant for further information This course will give you an understanding of the various classifications of quick hitch devices and is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or if you wish to refresh your skills.uk/hsandetest . The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. Course programme • Operating the machine to a minimum standard • Fitting and operating ancillary equipment • Sitting the machine safely and efficiently • Carrying out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures • Preparing the machine for travelling on the public highway • The capabilities of each machine.uk/grant for further information 90 citb.co. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests).co. You must have passed a CITB Health. we offer a short duration course.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.co. Book now Further training A Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a Blue Competent Operator Card.uk/training This course will give you foundation training and assessment in operating and maintaining dump trucks with an articulated chassis. Course programme • Identify the risks associated with quick hitch devices • Fit and operate ancillary equipment • Describe the operator’s legal duties regarding the use of quick hitches • Describe and apply safe working practices for the use of quick hitches • Connect and disconnect attachments safely • Know when and how to conduct visual inspections of the quick hitch equipment • Maintain the quick hitch equipment • Test connections appropriately • Realise the importance of following the manufacturer’s specifications for use.co. This course is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or. You will recognise the risks associated with quick hitch devices and find out how to use them safely. safety and environment (HS&E) test for operatives within the last two years before attending this course. 1 day of technical tests) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £240 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb.

The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals. and be able to carry them out • Prepare the machine for travelling on the public highway CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests). You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. Cost £1. Assessment and training CITB National Construction College certificate. we offer a short duration course. go to citb. Entry requirements You must have passed a CITB Health.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. 1 day of technical tests) You must have passed a CITB Health.075 Grant £450* Duration 4 days (3 days of training. purposes and limitations of each machine • Apply all necessary safety precautions • Understand how diesel engines work and how various parts of the machine operate.co. if you wish to refresh your skills.co.400 Grant £500* Plant Operations • Operate the machine to a minimum standard • Fit and operate ancillary equipment • Site the machine safely and efficiently • Know which minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures are necessary. Cost £1. 1 day of technical tests) Short Duration Cost £900 Grant £400* Duration 3 days (2 day of training. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. we offer a short duration course.uk/grant for further information Telescopic Handler CPCS Code A17 Endorsement C (All Sizes Excluding 360° Slew) This course will give you foundation training and assessment in operating and maintaining telescopic handlers and is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Course programme • Operate the machine for all normal tasks • Decide whether a particular load is safe to lift • Carry out routine servicing procedures and maintenance as necessary. A Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a Blue Competent Operator Card. go to citb. Duration 5 days (4 days of training. • Understand the capabilities.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Book now For available dates or to book.uk/grant for further information citb.uk/training 91 . gradients and ground conditions upon machine stability • Know how to load. Further training A Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a Blue Competent Operator Card. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions • Know how the machine works and the maintenance requirements involved • Understand the effect of load. CITB National Construction College certificate. weight. Cost £625 Grant £350* Further training Duration 2 days (1 day of training.Forward Tipping Dumpers – Wheeled CPCS Code A09 This course will give you foundation training and assessment in operating and maintaining forward tipping dumpers and is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or. size. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. if you wish to refresh your skills.co. Qualifications/certification Course programme Entry requirements Book now Short Duration For available dates or to book. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. Qualifications/certification CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests). You will be assessed through theory and practical tests.co.co. 1 day of technical tests) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £240 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb. store and transport representative materials • Understand the basic construction of pallets • Know the permitted loading of scaffolds. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. 1 day of technical tests) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £240 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb.

. go to citb. CITB National Construction College certificate. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Ride On Road Roller CPCS Code A31 This course will give you foundation training and assessment in operating a ride on road roller and is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or. • Undertake all pre-start. For available dates or to book. mount and dismount • Explain precautions to be taken for underground and overhead services and other hazards • Prepare and configure the wheeled loading shovel for site and road travel • Place the machine in an out of service condition Cost £625 Grant £300* Course programme Short Duration Duration 2 days (1 day of training. 1 day of technical tests) • Carry out excavations from an embankment of different materials and form stockpiles and ramps • Ensure load integrity and security • Explain loading/unloading procedures for machine transportation. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. 1 day of technical tests) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £190 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb. CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests). You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. running checks and shut down procedures • Set roller for travel • Awareness of on site hazards • Set the roller for compaction duties • Place roller in an out of service condition • Recognise compacted/uncompacted areas • State conditions that may cause instability of the roller • State safety procedures when working up to unsupported edges • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on/off a transporter.uk/grant for further information 92 citb. You must have passed a CITB Health. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests.uk/training Qualifications/certification Entry requirements Book now You must have passed a CITB Health. Further training Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a CPCS Blue Competent Operator Card. CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests).co.400 Grant £670* Cost £625 This course will give you foundation training and assessment in operating a wheeled loading shovel and is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or. Qualifications/certification Entry requirements CITB National Construction College certificate. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.co. if you wish to refresh your skills.uk/grant for further information Cost £1. we offer a short duration course. 1 day of technical tests) Plant Operations Wheeled Loading Shovel CPCS Code A21 *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £410 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.co. Book now For available dates or to book. if you wish to refresh your skills. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals.co. 1 day of technical tests) Short Duration Duration 2 days (1 day of training. we offer a short duration course. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals. running checks and shut down procedures. go to citb.100 Grant £400* • Undertake all pre-start. Grant £550* Course programme Duration 5 days (4 days of training. Duration 4 days (3 days of training.co. Further training A Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a Blue Competent Operator Card.Cost £1. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests.

co.co. the course will help you to discover lots of ways to save money on plant fuel bills by understanding and using the features of your plant. safety and environment (HS&E) test for operatives within the previous two years. citb. including personnel. This course is particularly beneficial to those who have a number of years’ experience.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.uk/training 93 . Entry requirements Candidates must have passed a CITB Health. terminology. controls. basic construction. 180° excavator or wheeled loading shovel. 360° excavator. go to citb. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. Cost £175 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Book now For available dates or to book. ensuring load integrity and security. There may also be requirements for proof of competence for some specific categories.co. confined spaces and other plant machinery • Setting and positioning the specified machine to transport loads. Candidates will be assessed through theory and practical tests. mounting and dismounting. 180° excavator or wheeled loading shovel. according to the manufacturer’s handbook • Stability factors in unladen/laden condition. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroombased tutorials. safety devices and all relevant legislation • Putting the machine out of service • On site hazards. Developed in conjunction with JCB. 360° excavator. sizes and types of machines • Performing all pre-start running checks and shut down procedures. but with training available on all makes of telescopic handler.Eco Operator Eco Operator is a one-day course designed for anyone wanting to save money whilst operating a telescopic handler.uk/grant for further information Course programme Plant Operations • Conforming to manufacturers’ requirements as per the operator’s handbook and relevant regulations and legislation • Naming and explaining the principal components. practicals and demonstrations.

uk/grant for further information This course will help you to fully understand the role and responsibilities of a plant and vehicle marshaller. You must have passed a CITB Health. hazards and stability factors • Work management traffic plan • Proximity hazards • Safe positioning 94 citb.uk/training • Communication methods • Preparing for movement • Guidance of plant and vehicle movement. Assessment and training This course is a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals. Book now For available dates or to book.co. we offer a short duration course. Course programme • Operate the machine correctly for waste and recycling applications • Apply best practice • Improve machine performance and output • Understand how the attachments for waste and recycling work • Observe legislation and regulations • Follow the manufacturer’s instructions and operating procedures. Book now For available dates or to book. Entry requirements Qualifications/certification: You must have passed a CITB Health. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. call us on 0344 994 4433. 1 day of technical tests) Short Duration Cost £1.050 Grant £570* Plant Operations Duration 3 days (2 days of training. You will also need a good understanding of spoken and written English.co. if you wish to refresh your skills. CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests).uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals. You will learn how to prepare for vehicle movement and guidance. . JCB certificate. safety and environment (HS&E) test within the last two years before attending this course. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (on successful completion of the CPCS Technical Tests).Wastemaster Operator Training – Wheeled Loading Shovel CPCS Code A21 Cost £1. communication.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. plant hazards and ground condition. 1 day of technical tests) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only £410 for successful completion of the Practical Test £60 for successful completion of the Theory Test Visit citb. You will be assessed via theory and practical tests. CITB National Construction College certificate.400 Grant £720* Duration 6 days (5 days of training.co. Further training A Level 2 NVQ/SVQ which leads to a Blue Competent Operator Card.uk/grant for further information This course will give you foundation training and assessment in operating a wheeled loading shovel and is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Qualifications/certification Entry requirements CITB National Construction College certificate. work area layout and positioning as part of a work management traffic plan. Plant and Vehicle Marshaller CPCS Code A73 Cost Contact us on 0344 994 4433 Grant £50* Duration 2 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. limitations. go to citb. Course programme • Roles and responsibilities • Regulatory requirements • Plant types.

IPAF MEWP Operator’s PAL+ Licence – operators will have the relevant categories added to their PAL Card. Cost £275 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co. please contact us. Cost £275 Grant £50* CITB National Construction College certificate. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. For available dates or to book. go to citb. citb. CITB National Construction College certificate. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Duration 1 day Book now *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Qualifications/certification IPAF MEWP Operator’s Licence – PAL Card. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals.uk/training 95 .Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) – IPAF • Understand selection and use of fall protection equipment.co.uk/grant for further information For available dates or to book.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Further training MEWPs IPAF PAL+ Card. Book now • Compact theory session • Emphasis on practical training categories • Challenging practical exercises • Written and practical tests • Individual interviews.co.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. call us on 0344 994 4433. Entry requirements Qualification/certification You must hold an IPAF PAL card before attending this course. Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) – PAL+ Card This course will provide you with the necessary training to prepare and safely operate mobile vertical and mobile boom MEWPs which became a UKCG mandatory requirement for site entry for steelfixers or net riggers from 31 October 2013. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests and an individual interview.uk/grant for further information To book Static Boom (1b+) PAL+. inside and outside of a building • Carry out pre-use checks and daily maintenance before starting work • Carry out the correct emergency procedures and understand the capacities and limitations to enable safe operation You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Course programme Entry requirements • Understand the relevant health and safety regulations • Identify accident prevention and control • Identify the needs regarding personnel protection • Drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre it in a correct and proper manner. Plant Operations This course will train you to prepare and safely operate various types of MEWPs. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. Course programme Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals.

developed in conjunction with CPA.co. You must have passed a CITB Health. Entry requirements You must hold a valid certificate for MCP. aims to refresh the knowledge of those who manage and co-ordinate plant in the construction industry.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. go to citb. Anyone who wants to become a CPCS Tester or CITB Plant Trainer must complete this course.Managing and Co-ordinating Plant (MCP) Cost £560 Grant £250* Duration 5 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.uk/training • Define the principles for managing the setting up and running of safe working areas • Explain how plant operations are instigated and managed throughout the lifecycle of a project. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate For available dates or to book. developed in conjunction with CPA. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate Book now For available dates or to book.co. It will update your understanding of current legislative requirements and good practice. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. Further training This qualification must be renewed every five years by attending the MCP Refresher course. Assessment and training Entry requirements Book now You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. . All CPCS Testers and CITB Plant Trainers must complete this as part of their renewal process every five years.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. is for those who manage and co-ordinate plant in the construction industry.uk/grant for further information This course. Plant Operations Course programme • Explain the principles for planning plant operations on site • Identify the considerations needed when managing plant operations on site • Explain the methodology used in the production of risk assessments • Explain the factors used in the consideration for the selection of plant • Define the principles for managing the setting up and running of safe working areas • Explain how plant operations are instigated and managed throughout the lifecycle of a project. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.co. Assessment and training The course is delivered through classroom-based tutorials and learner led scenario based exercises.uk/grant for further information This two-day course.co. Further training This qualification must be renewed every five years by attending the MCP Refresher course. Course programme • Explain the principles for planning plant operations on site • Identify the considerations needed when managing plant operations on site • Explain the methodology used in the production of risk assessments • Explain the factors used in the consideration for the selection of plant 96 citb. You will be assessed on an individual basis via a written test and the scenario exercise over the five days. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Managing and Co-ordinating Plant (MCP) Refresher Cost £350 Grant £100* Duration 2 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. go to citb. This course must be refreshed every five years. It will increase your knowledge and understanding of effectively managing the application and movement of various plant and equipment types ensuring compliance with current legislation and good practice. The course is delivered through classroom-based tutorials and learner led scenario based exercises. You will be assessed on an individual basis via a written test and the scenario exercise over the five days. which has been gained within the last five years.

100 Grant £500 Duration 10 days CPCS Trainer Assessment Programme Cost £745 Grant £150 Duration 3 days NVQ/SVQ Assessment and Verification Service This assessment is designed for plant operators who wish to gain a Level 2. Option two – On Site Assessment Service • Profile/Skill Match • Minimum of six months’ experience on category of plant • Operating category of plant on site to be assessed • Health and safety knowledge • Witness testimonies completed by employer or supervisor • On site practical assessment (minimum of two observations in workplace)*. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests as well as professional discussions.uk/training 97 . Choose from three CPCS Tester and Trainer Courses CPCS Tester Course Cost £975 Grant £200 Duration 4 days CPCS Trainer Course You will also need qualifications in first-aid and another health and safety course. call us on 0344 994 4433. training etc. Book now Entry requirements You must have passed a CITB Health. Book now For available dates or to book. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. safety and environment (HS&E) test • Sufficient experience • Witness testimonies completed by employer or supervisor • Record of employment • Record of qualifications. these courses are an ideal starting point. you must have the relevant knowledge and experience. EWPAR is delivered at the listed National Construction Colleges on page 77. call us on 0344 994 4433. such as re-take.co. assessment and/or testing within the Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS).co. Cost £2. safety and environment (HS&E) test for managerial and professional persons no more than two years before attending this course and must have passed a CPCS Advanced Technical Test (Theory and Practical) in a minimum of one category. 3 or 6 NVQ/SVQ in Specialised Plant and Machinery Operations. Relevant CPCS Tester Card or CPCS Trainer certificate. Plant Operations If you’re considering a career in training. Course programme Option one – Experienced Worker Practical Assessment • Profile/Skill Match • CITB Health. You must have passed a CITB Health. For available dates or to book.uk/grant for further information citb. Assessment and training *Non-achievement of practical assessment will result in assessor’s recommendations. timed and working to industry tolerances/ specification required for an operator in the category sector* • Professional discussion (taped conversation with an assessor). You will be assessed through written and practical assessments. such as PMSTS or Managing and Co-ordinating Plant (see page 96). education and formal training • Practical assessment. Contact us for details about costs. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests as well as professional discussions. safety and environment (HS&E) test no more than two years before attending this course. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Grant available for eligible employers Visit citb.CPCS Tester Learning via face to face classroom training sessions and support sessions for non-classroom work. Entry requirements Qualifications/certification In order to deliver training or testing in any context within the CPCS. Gaining the relevant NVQ/SVQ will help you change from a Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Red Trained Operator Card to a Blue Competent Operator Card. candidates will gain an understanding of teaching techniques and develop an awareness of the learning processes used by CPCS trainers and testers.

uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. assessment and/or testing within the plant industry. Book now For available dates or to book.uk/training In order to deliver training. Assessment and training The course is delivered through a combination of classroombased tutorials and practicals. you must have the relevant knowledge and experience. this course is an ideal starting point. .co. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. go to citb.CITB Plant Instructional Techniques Cost £2. Plant Operations Entry requirements 98 citb. safety and environment (HS&E) test for managerial and professional persons no more than two years before attending this course and must have passed a CPCS Advanced Technical Test (Theory and Practical) in a minimum of one category. Learning via face to face classroom training sessions and support sessions for non-classroom work. you will gain an understanding of teaching techniques and develop an awareness of the learning processes used by trainers and testers.100 Duration 10 days If you’re considering a career in training.co. You must have passed a CITB Health. You will be assessed through written and practical assessments. You will also need qualifications in first-aid and Managing and Co-ordinating Plant – see page 96.

Call 0344 994 4433 for details. Kent. • • • • • • • • • Scaffold Safety Awareness Roofwork Safety Appreciation Bosun’s Chair Course Ladder Safety Safety Harness Use and Inspection Safe Working at Height Haki Temporary Roof Course SG4 TG20.co. For detailed information about the locations please turn to the map on page 5. the following courses may also be available. Courses may be available at: Scaffolding and Access Our Scaffolding and Access courses are run by the best in the business – qualified instructors with extensive experience of working in the industry.uk/training 99 . We operate some of the largest scaffolding training facilities covering most of the UK. citb. • NCC East – King’s Lynn • NCC Midlands – Birmingham • NCC Scotland – Inchinnan • NCC Waltham Forest – London • NCC South – Erith.In addition to the courses outlined in this section.

Upon application. All trainee scaffolders need to achieve Level 2 before a Scaffolding Card can be issued. the existing Card will be endorsed with the appropriate systems. . The scheme requires that individuals have six months’ experience as a trainee scaffolder before they attend a Part 1 course. 100 citb. Tradlok and +8. and Level 3 before an Advanced Card can be issued. They must have completed at least Part 1 to be able to attend. It is managed by employer and employee representatives who collectively set and agree the minimum standards of training and performance that an individual requires to qualify as a scaffolder. Layher. Haki. A CISRS cardholder wishing to work with one or more of these systems can have additional categories added to their Card by attending the appropriate approved CISRS system product course(s). It also ensures operatives are paid at the appropriate rate. Kwikstage. These are Cuplok. They are then required to have a minimum of six months’ experience on site before attending the Part 2 course. For more information regarding the scheme please call the CISRS helpline on 0844 815 7223. The Part 1 and Part 2 courses have been revised in recent years to allow a natural progression to achieve the full NVQ/SVQ. completed a Level 2 NVQ/SVQ in Access and Rigging/CISRS Practical Skills Assessment and passed the CITB Health. Additional categories CISRS recognises seven systems. An individual is a trainee scaffolder until they have completed the Part 1 and 2 courses. safety and environment (HS&E) test.co. Plettac.Construction Industry Scaffolders’ Record Scheme (CISRS) CITB is an accredited training provider of the Construction Industry Scaffolders’ Record Scheme (CISRS).uk/training The Record Scheme for scaffolders is aligned with Vocational Qualifications. Scaffolding and Access The Record Scheme ensures that operatives are trained to prescribed levels before they can work unsupervised. Route to achieving a Scaffolding Card The route to achieving full scaffolder status is illustrated in the flowchart on page 101.

Career path – Scaffolding and Access

The following course can
be taken any time after
the successful completion
of Part 1 Training:
System Scaffold Product
Training (2 Day)

CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test
> CISRS Trainee Scaffolder Card

Tube and Fitting
6 months’ experience

System Scaffold
Page 103

Part 1 Training
> Part 1 certificate
6 months’ experience

6 months’ experience
Page 103

Part 1 Training
> Part 1 certificate
Page 104

Part 2 Training
> Register for NVQ/SVQ Level 2
6 months’ experience

6 months’ experience

Page 104

Part 2 Training
> Register for NVQ/SVQ Level 2
6 months’ experience

NVQ/SVQ Level 2 Assessment/
CISRS Practical Skills Assessment
> CISRS Scaffolder Card
(Tube and Fitting)

Page 107

NVQ/SVQ Level 2 assessment/
CISRS Practical Skills Assessment
> CISRS Scaffolder Card
(System Scaffold)

Scaffolding and Access

New entrant

Page 107

12 months’ experience

Advanced Scaffolder Training
Page 105
6 months’ experience

Additional product categories
added to CISRS Card

NVQ/SVQ Level 3 Assessment/
CISRS Practical Skills Assessment
> CISRS Advanced Scaffolder Card
Page 108

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CISRS Operative Training Scheme (COTS)
Cost

From £99

Grant £50*
Duration 1 day

Scaffolding and Access

*Grant available for eligible employers
£50 per day for training days only
Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information

This course has been developed to teach all new entrants and
labourers the basics of the industry and how to work safely
with scaffolding and access equipment. It will also ensure that
existing operatives are up to date, as scaffolding labourers will
be required to repeat the course on a five yearly cycle, prior to
renewing their Card.
Existing CISRS Scaffolding Labourer cardholders will be required
to complete the course on expiry of their current Card, and prior
to a new Card being issued, as part of a new CISRS Scaffolding
Labourer Refresher Scheme. Any cardholder whose Card expired
after 1 September 2013 will need to complete the course to reapply for their Card.

Course programme
















General responsibilities
Basic scaffolding terminology (components and application)
Servicing of equipment (tube, fittings, boards etc.)
Boards and stock – quality control
Health, welfare, hygiene and housekeeping
Electrical safety
Fire prevention and control
Noise and vibration
Working at height
Accident prevention and reporting
Slips, trips and falls
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Transport safety on site
Equipment and tools
Manual handling (including loading and unloading)
Lifting equipment using rope and wheel
Questions/test paper.

Entry requirements
You must have a good understanding of spoken and written
English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

Assessment and training
The course is one day (eight hours) in duration and will
include a minimum of six hours’ tuition, practical exercises and
examinations.

Qualifications/certification
You will be issued with a certificate of attendance following
successful completion of the CISRS Operative Training Scheme
(COTS) course.
Upon completion of the CITB Health, safety and environment
(HS&E) test, you will be eligible to apply for the relevant
CISRS Card.

Book now
For available dates or to book, go to citb.co.uk/training or call us
on 0344 994 4433.

Further training
CISRS Part 1 – page 103.

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Scaffolding Part 1 – Tube and Fitting or System Scaffold

Course programme
• Safely and correctly erect independent and putlog scaffolds
with returns, towers and birdcage scaffolds, in tube and fitting
or proprietary systems where applicable
• Observe regulations governing the safe erection, inspection
and dismantling of scaffolds and work methods to be adopted
• Determine the material requirements for independents and
putlog with returns, towers, and birdcage scaffolds in tube and
fitting or proprietary systems where applicable
• Lay out materials, set out the scaffolds and overcome
obstacles to erect the scaffold safely
• Ensure that scaffolds are constructed to statutory regulations,
TG20 and BS EN12811-1, and follow the safe systems of work
set out in the Safety Guidance Note 4 (SG4)
• Interpret simple drawings
• Understand the basics of tie testing
• Make alterations to scaffolds (e.g. lowering lift height on
independent)
• NVQ/SVQ portfolio building.

Assessment and training
This is a combination of classroom-based theory, computerbased training and practicals. Assessment involves written and
practical tests.

Qualifications/certification
CISRS Scaffolding Part 1 certificate.

Book now
For available dates or to book, go to citb.co.uk/training or call us
on 0344 994 4433.

Further training
After six months’ site experience, a Scaffolding Part 2 course can
be attended and completed to NVQ/SVQ Level 2 – page 104.

Cost

From £895

Grant £500*
Duration 10 days
*Grant available for eligible employers
on a Training Plan only
£50 per day for training days only
Visit citb.co.uk/grant for further information
If you are a scaffolding contractor, and you
have taken out a Training Plan since 1 August
2013, you are allowed to claim for this CISRS
course separately from other training to
preserve your PAYE and LOSC training days
allowance.

Entry requirements
You must have at least six months’ scaffolding experience as
well as a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and
move loads. You must also have a good understanding of spoken
and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns
in this area.

Scaffolding and Access

This course teaches and reinforces the core skills of scaffolding,
including how to safely erect, alter and dismantle basic
structures. You will improve your knowledge of scaffolding and
using tube and fitting or system scaffold. You will learn how, as
a member of a team, to erect, alter and dismantle the structures
safely and in the correct sequence.

System Scaffold categories that are
available for this course:
• +8
• Kwikstage
• Plettac
• Haki
• Layher
• Tradlok.
• Cuplok
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a Level 2 CISRS Practical Skills Assessment can be attended by invitation only – page 107. pavement gantry. splay. This course is for people who have spent a minimum of six months on site since passing the Scaffolding Part 1 course. pavement gantry. and follow the safe systems of work set out in the Safety Guidance Note 4 (SG4) • Practical setting of anchors for tie testing • NVQ/SVQ portfolio building and practical assessment. and you have taken out a Training Plan since 1 August 2013. You will learn how to safely erect. computerbased training and practicals. Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based theory. Assessment involves written and practical tests. splay. go to citb. System Scaffold categories that are available for this course: • +8 • Kwikstage • Plettac • Haki • Layher • Tradlok.uk/training . loading bay.Scaffolding Part 2 – Tube and Fitting or System Scaffold Cost From £945 Grant £500* Scaffolding and Access Duration 10 days *Grant available for eligible employers on a Training Plan only £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Entry requirements You must have completed at least six months’ scaffolding site experience since passing the Scaffolding Part 1 course. alter and dismantle scaffolding structures as a member of a team.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Qualifications/certification CISRS Scaffolding Part 2 certificate.co. inspection and dismantling of scaffolds and work methods to be adopted • Determine the truss-out. Course programme • Correctly and safely erect truss-out. Further training After a further six months’ site experience and successful completion of a portfolio and NVQ/SVQ sign off. pre-fabricated beams and roof scaffolds • Observe regulations governing the safe erection. You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. protective fan.co. • Cuplok 104 citb. Book now For available dates or to book. use of prefabricated beams and roof scaffolds in system or proprietary systems where applicable • Construct scaffolds to statutory regulations TG20 and BS EN12811-1. loading bay.co. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. you are allowed to claim for this CISRS course separately from other training to preserve your PAYE and LOSC training days allowance.uk/grant for further information If you are a scaffolding contractor. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. protective fan.

If you are a scaffolding contractor and you have taken out a Training Plan since 1 August 2013 you are allowed to claim for some CISRS courses seperately. two-way shore. Assessment involves written and practical tests. you are allowed to claim for this CISRS course separately from other training to preserve your PAYE and LOSC training days allowance.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. interpreting and using risk assessments and method statements • Use scale rules and scale drawings • Determine the material requirements for cantilever drop. two-way shore. You will learn how to safely erect. This is a combination of classroom-based theory and practicals. alter and dismantle a range of complex scaffolding structures as a member of a team. staircase.uk/grant for further information If you are a scaffolding contractor. to preserve your PAYE and LOSC training days allowance.co. ramp. dead shore. tubular drop and temporary roof scaffolds in tube and fitting • Lay out materials. interpret design drawings. and you have taken out a Training Plan since 1 August 2013. go to citb. Entry requirements You must have held a CISRS Scaffolder Card for at least one year while also gaining site experience. and follow the safe systems of work set out in the Safety Guidance Note 4 (SG4) • Practical setting of anchors and tie testing • NVQ/SVQ portfolio building.co. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.uk/training 105 . You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. dead shore. Assessment and training Course programme Qualifications/certification Cost From £945 Grant £500* Duration 10 days CISRS Advanced Scaffolding certificate. TG20 and BS EN12811-1.co. *Grant available for eligible employers on a Training Plan only £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Book now For available dates or to book. two-day CISRS Practical Skills Assessment can be attended by invitation only – page 107. citb. a Level 3. staircase. set out scaffolds and overcome obstacles to erect the scaffold safely • Construct scaffolds to statutory regulations. Scaffolding and Access • Correctly and safely erect cantilever drop.Advanced Scaffolder This course is for people who hold the CISRS Scaffolder Card. Further training After a further six months’ site experience and successful completion of a portfolio and NVQ/SVQ sign off. ramp. inspection and dismantling of these scaffolds and the work methods to be adopted • Carry out procedures for producing. tubular drop and temporary roof scaffolds in tube and fitting • Observe regulations governing the safe erection.

uk/training This course aims to give you the practical and theoretical knowledge to erect and dismantle chosen scaffold systems safely.co.co.Two-day Product Knowledge Courses Cost From £395 Grant £100* Duration 2 days Scaffolding and Access *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. stability and tie patterns • Loading and duties • Access towers • Independent tied scaffolds including returns and hop-ups • Birdcage access scaffolds • Loading towers • Methods of access and egress including stairways.co.uk/grant for further information 106 citb. Book now For available dates or to book. computerbased training and practicals. System Scaffold categories that are available for this course: • +8 • Kwikstage • Plettac • Haki • Layher • Tradlok. and have completed a Scaffolding Part 1 training course. • Cuplok .uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Qualifications/certification Endorsement of CISRS Record Card in the specific product. Assessment will take place via written and practical tests. to current legislation and to the manufacturer’s instructions. Entry requirements You must hold a CISRS Card. Course programme • Basic product information and manufacturer’s instructions • Legal overview – health and safety • British and European standards • Overview of product accreditation and testing schemes • Guidance and industry standards • Component range • Basic system(s) of work • Bracing requirements • Ties. Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based theory. You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. go to citb. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. (Scaffolder or Trainee Scaffolder).

Cost From £365 Grant £400* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £400 per achievement Visit citb. Duration 2 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.CISRS Practical Skills Assessment (Scaffolder) – Tube and Fitting or System Scaffold Course programme • Erect a scaffold structure to a simple drawing • Assess the measurements. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. or to book. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.co. you can apply for a CISRS Scaffolder Card. Book now For available dates.uk/grant for further information Further training Advanced Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (Advanced SITS) – page 111 citb.uk/grant for further information Book now For available dates. Cost On application Grant £100* Scaffolding and Access This course will assess and verify your knowledge of the scaffolding skills learned on the CISRS Part 1 and Part 2 courses. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. Entry requirements Assessment and training You must have completed the Scaffolding Part 1 and Part 2 courses and have at least six months’ scaffolding experience since passing Part 2.co. When successful. Qualifications/certification Level 2 NVQ/SVQ CISRS Scaffolder Card. or to book. It is suitable for scaffolders who have completed approximately one year’s site/work experience since finishing the Part 2 course. You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. Entry requirements Assessment and training You must have completed the CISRS Scaffolding Part 1 and Part 2 courses and have approximately one year’s scaffolding experience since passing Part 2.uk/training 107 . You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. call us on 0344 994 4433. Course programme • Scaffolding proficiency assessment. It is suitable for scaffolders who have previously attended the Part 1 and Part 2 courses and have acquired the necessary practical experience and NVQ/SVQ qualification. Further training Advanced Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (Advanced SITS) – page 111 Experienced Worker Practical Assessment Route (EWPAR) Scaffolding If you couldn’t complete the Level 2 NVQ/SVQ because you were unable to collect evidence for the portfolio. based on evidence of your scaffolding ability. Qualifications/certification Skills Match certificate/CISRS Scaffolder Card. this practical assessment is your chance to achieve a Level 2 CISRS Scaffolder Card. The assessment will be practical. level and stability • Dismantle the scaffold correctly and safely • Meet CISRS criteria. This is a practical assessment. call us on 0344 994 4433. You must submit a completed portfolio and have it confirmed that NVQ/SVQ units are awarded at Level 2 before being invited to attend an assessment.co.

Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Course programme • Return and platform extension brackets • Loading bays (hop-ups) • Both ladder and stair access to a maximum height of six metres using any of the approved system scaffolds. upon successful completion. based on evidence of your scaffolding ability.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. and you have taken out a Training Plan since 1 August 2013. 108 citb.co. It is suitable for scaffolders who have worked on site for at least six months since attending training on the Advanced Scaffolding course. You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. Book now For available dates or to book. you are allowed to claim for some CISRS courses separately. Assessment and training Practical assessments throughout the duration of course. with no general public interface and. Qualifications/certification CISRS Basic Access System Erector Card. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English. dismantle or alter simple system scaffold structures. Basic Access System Erector Cost £695 Grant £250* Duration 5 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.Advanced Level 3 CISRS Practical Skills Assessment Cost From £465 Grant £400* Duration 2 days Scaffolding and Access *Grant available for eligible employers £400 per achievement Visit citb. NVQ/SVQ Level 3 CISRS Advanced Scaffolder Card. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English.co.co. to preserve your PAYE and LOSC training days allowance.uk/grant for further information This course is designed to assess your scaffolding knowledge and expertise. Course programme • Interpret instructions and information • Produce materials lists and method statements • Select and check components • Erect and dismantle a scaffold • Use risk assessments and method statements. Assessment and training Book now For available dates or to book.co.uk/training Entry requirements You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. You will learn on system scaffold erected to a maximum height of six metres. go to citb. When successful. call us on 0344 994 4433. Further training Advanced Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (Advanced SITS) – page 111 and Scaffolding Supervisor (CISRS) course – page 109. will get your CISRS Basic Access System Erector Card. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. If you are a scaffolding contractor. you can apply for a CISRS Advanced Scaffolder Card.uk/grant for further information This course is for non-scaffolding operatives who need to be able to erect. The assessment will be practical. . Entry requirements Qualifications/certification You must have completed at least six months’ site experience since attending the Advanced Scaffolding course. and had your NVQ/SVQ units awarded at Level 3.

Qualifications/certification CISRS certificate of completion. call us on 0344 994 4433.co. safety and environment (HS&E) test you will also obtain a CISRS Scaffolding Supervisors' Card. Entry requirements You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.uk/grant for further information Further training Scaffolding Part 1 – page 103 and Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS) – page 110. • Practical assembly and dismantling exercise • Stability and tying-in procedures • Identification of hazards relating to tower scaffolds. Cost £795 Grant £250* Duration 5 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Course programme • Health and safety including Safety Guidance Note 4 (SG4) • Regulations and approved Codes of Practice • Scaffolding terminology • Construction regulations and recommendations of basic scaffolds – BS EN12811-1 and TG20 • Practical inspection of scaffolds • Improved supervision of safety compliance • Reporting and RIDDOR • Risk assessments and method statements • Basic estimating • Communication skills • The Construction Industry Scaffolders’ Record Scheme (CISRS).co. You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads. Assessment and training This is a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practicals. dismantling.uk/training 109 .co. Your role must involve responsibility for assembling. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Cost On application Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. If you have passed the CITB Health. Qualifications/certification Book now For available dates or to book.uk/grant for further information Scaffolding and Access • Legal duties • Codes of Practice. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. guidance and information relating to lightweight access towers • British and European standards • Inspection and maintenance of tower components • Function of components and limitations Assessment is through individual and group exercises and an end of course multiple-choice test. It will enhance your professional development and help you to gain evidence to achieve NVQ/SVQ management/supervisory qualifications. dismantle. altering. You must also have a good understanding of spoken and written English.PASMA (Mobile Towers) This course will develop your understanding of how to safely assemble.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.co. Scaffolding Supervisor (CISRS) This course aims to develop the core management skills you need to effectively supervise scaffolding operations. Assessment involves a written test and a written project. go to citb. Assessment and training Course programme Entry requirements PASMA certificate. Book now For available dates or to book. moving and inspecting mobile access towers. citb. relocate and alter a mobile access tower without risk of injury to yourself and others.

or you must hold at least one of the following: • Current CCNSG Passport to Safety • NEBOSH Construction certificate (taken within the last two years) • Current Offshore Survival certificate/Card • FAS Safe Pass • SMSTS (taken within the last two years) • SSSTS (taken within the last two years). Further training Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (Advanced SITS) – page 111. go to citb.independent tied scaffold .uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433. Book now For available dates or to book.basic independent tied scaffold . you can also apply for the SITS Inspection Card. roof saddle scaffold . forms of construction and the inspection procedures for basic access scaffolds and how to comply with current legislation and Codes of Practice. Entry requirements You must either be able to provide evidence of passing a CITB Health. boards and fittings Ladders Gin wheels and ropes Scaffold ties • Construction regulations and recommendations of basic scaffolds to include: .loading bay.scaffolds with prefabricated beams . safety and environment (HS&E) test within the last two years.protective fans.uk/grant for further information This CISRS accredited course will develop your understanding of scaffolding components. Qualifications/certification CISRS Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS) certificate. Assessment and training Assessment involves written and practical tests.splay scaffold roof edge protection • Practical inspection • Reports. Course programme • • • • • • Regulations and approved Codes of Practice Scaffolding terminology Tubes.birdcage scaffold .co. 110 citb. pavement gantry .static tower .co. You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.co.Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS) Cost £375 Grant £100* Duration 2 days Scaffolding and Access *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. If you meet the health and safety scheme criteria.uk/training . Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.putlog scaffold .

Advanced Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (Advanced SITS) Course programme • • • • • Regulations and approved Codes of Practice Scaffolding terminology Scaffolding components Scaffold ties Construction of complex/designed scaffolds to include: . Duration 2 days Book now *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.shoring . Assessment and training Assessment involves written and practical tests.cantilever drop scaffolds .co.co. You must either be able to provide evidence of passing a CITB Health. Scaffolding and Access This course develops your understanding of the appropriate safety regulations and ability to interpret design specifications and statutory regulations when inspecting complex/designed scaffolding structures for faults.co. Qualifications/certification CISRS Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (Advanced SITS) certificate.falsework .uk/grant for further information For available dates or to book. You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Further training Scaffolding Supervisor (CISRS) course – page 109. go to citb. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.uk/training or call us on 0344 994 4433.scaffolds with bridging .reports. or you must hold at least one of the following: • Current CCNSG Passport to Safety • NEBOSH Construction certificate (taken within the last two years) • Current Offshore Survival certificate/Card • FAS Safe Pass • SMSTS (taken within the last two years) • SSSTS (taken within the last two years).truss-out scaffolds . or hold a CISRS Advanced Scaffolder Card. you can also apply for the Advanced SITS Inspection Card. citb.uk/training 111 .practical inspection . Cost From £375 Grant £100* If you meet the health and safety scheme criteria. Entry requirements You must have held a CISRS Inspection Card (or previous equivalent) for at least two years. safety and environment (HS&E) test within the last two years.

Scaffolding and Access 112 citb.co.uk/training .

uk/training 113 . citb. cutcarbon. but also has a direct impact on your company’s profitability.An understanding of best practice in sustainable construction can also open up many opportunities to grow your business. Courses in this area can qualify you to benefit from additional work generated as a result of Government initiatives such as the Green Deal. productivity and reputation. Sustainability Sustainability is an issue which not only has an impact upon the environment.info helps businesses to see what reducing carbon really means and helps employers to be aware of their responsibilities and to stay on the right side of the law. CITB’s free website.co.

you will be continuously assessed throughout the day. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. supervisors. Entry requirements You will need a good understanding of spoken and written English. or to book. Assessment and training Learning via classroom-based tutorials and interactive activities. It is suitable for all those involved in domestic refurbishment including clients. in-company course explains how to use sustainability principles to offer cost effective carbon reducing improvements to your customers.Environmental Management Systems at Site Level Cost £120 Grant £50* Duration 1 day Sustainability *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Low Carbon Retrofit Cost £120 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. construction companies of all sizes. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. see pages 41 to 44. You will explore the different levels of environmental performance yielded by various interventions that can be made during repair and refurbishment activities. see page 53. you will be continuously assessed throughout the day. Book now For further information. suppliers and specialist subcontractors.co. Course programme Assessment and training • Areas of poor energy performance in typical dwellings • Suitable products for your refurbishment activities • Cost effective carbon reduction techniques • Which aspects of design you should incorporate into refurbishments to facilitate further retrofit. Book now For further information. Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS) available.uk/grant for further information This one-day.co. in-company course provides you with an introduction to Environmental Management Systems.uk/grant for further information 114 citb. construction managers and project managers. call us on 0344 994 4433. . Course programme Entry requirements • The environmental issues associated with construction businesses • The different types of Environmental Management Systems (EMSs) and Site Environmental Management Plans (SEMPs) • Environmental aspects and impacts associated with their activities • Significant impacts related to their activities and ways to ensure mitigation measures are in place • How to implement SEMPs on site • How to communicate the key elements of a SEMP to colleagues on site. architects. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. or to book. Learning via classroom-based tutorials and interactive activities. call us on 0344 994 4433. You will also find out how to manage the associated environmental risks and inspire colleagues to implement best practice and preventative and control measures on site. Internal Wall and External Wall Insulation courses are available.uk/training This one-day. You will discover how to improve the environmental performance of your business by analysing the environmental and social impact of your organisation and its activities both on site and at the office. You will need a good understanding of spoken and written English.co. owners of small to medium construction firms. It is suitable for site managers. motivate staff and promote positive action.

The Green Deal enables householders to fund energy-efficient home improvements through future savings from their energy bills. citb. discussions and group exercises. in-company course is intended for all installers who need to register with a Green Deal Certification Body. call us on 0344 994 4433. Book now For further information. Solar Panel Installation. You will discover how to identify the work available. Solar Panel Installation.uk/grant for further information A classroom-based workshop with presentations. NVQ/SVQ Level 2 in Building Treatments (there are various pathways. Grant £25* *Grant available for eligible employers on a Training Plan only £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.uk/grant for further information Sustainability This half-day. the course tutor will advise a suitable route during the course). Entry requirements Further training You will need a good understanding of spoken and written English. or to book. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. the qualifications required and how to access funding. NVQ/SVQ Level 2 in Building Treatments (there are various pathways. see page 39. in-company course aims to help owners and managers of small and medium-sized contractor companies become involved in the work generated by the Green Deal funding scheme. such as insulation. You will learn how the Green Deal operates and examine its specific customer care issues. Also.Green Deal Awareness Course programme • • • • • Sustainable construction basics What the Green Deal involves How it works How to get qualified Next steps. Assessment and training Book now For further information. the course tutor will advise a suitable route during the course). Also. call us on 0344 994 4433. Entry requirements Further training You will need a good understanding of spoken and written English. see page 39. Cost £130 Grant £25* Duration ½ day *Grant available for eligible employers on a Training Plan only £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Green Deal Customer Service Plus This half-day.uk/training 115 . Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Assessment and training A classroom-based workshop with presentations. This course is designed for installers of Green Deal specific measures.co. The Green Deal enables householders to fund energy-efficient home improvements through future savings from their energy bills. Cost £55 Qualifications/certification Duration ½ day CITB National Construction College certificate.co. Course programme Qualifications/certification • How Green Deal funding works • Customer guarantees and safeguards required by the Green Deal • Specific customer care issues related to work in domestic dwellings. CITB National Construction College certificate. and also installers of MCS-registered measures who want to work on Green Deal funded installations. or to book. discussions and group exercises.co.

You will also review your current waste management practices and develop new approaches to reducing waste on site.co. nature and quantities of waste • How to improve the management of waste • Legal responsibilities for waste and its impact on a construction project • How legislation. helps to promote best practice in waste management • How to reduce.Waste Management On Site Cost £120 Grant £50* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. Course programme Sustainability • The different types. You will explore individual and organisational waste management responsibilities and discover how you can improve the management of waste at site level.uk/training • How to conduct basic waste audits • How to produce a Site Waste Management Plan • The roles and responsibilities of waste regulators. . Order your copy now from citb.uk/grant for further information This in-company course will provide you with a comprehensive explanation of waste management and reduction techniques.co. you will be continuously assessed throughout the day. Entry requirements You will need a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Assessment and training Learning via classroom-based tutorials and interactive activities. reuse and recycle waste to save money and reduce its environmental impact Our stand-alone publication. call us on 0344 994 4433. Book now For further information.uk/publications 116 citb.co. Construction site safety – Environment provides authoritative advice on all the important areas of the environment within the existing legal framework and industry requirements. in particular the duty of care. or to book.

.18 Tunnel Operative..............................................................................13 Plant Maintenance .............................................................................................................81 • Skid Steer Loader................27 Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL).............................. Apprenticeships delivered at the Tunnelling and Underground Construction Academy (TUCA) • • • • • Formwork .....................co..............51 • Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)....Workforce development courses that are available at the Tunnelling and Underground Construction Academy (TUCA) As new courses are constantly being developed at TUCA please check citb...... the Tunnelling and Underground Construction Academy (TUCA) in East London provides training to meet current and future demand for a qualified underground workforce created by significant infrastructure projects in the UK and Europe...........................................26 Tunnelling Construction Operative..........................uk/training Tunnelling and Underground Construction As the only specialist facility for those working in soft-rock tunnelling in Europe................................50 • National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH).......................................................................co.........uk/tunnelling for the latest information • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)..................................................................................54 • PASMA.......................................................................................28 citb........92 • Slinger/Signaller.......... 117 ..............109 • Ride on Roller.

Tunnelling and Underground Construction TUCA 118 citb. Additional facilities include a comprehensive range of small tools and equipment.co. TUCA is designed to equip both new and existing workers with the specialist skills they need in an industry that is embracing new technology. Unrivalled facilities TUCA’s facilities are unrivalled anywhere in Europe and are specially designed to replicate the overall experience and specific key activities in a fully-automated tunnelling project. located in East London.uk/training The Tunnelling and Underground Construction Academy (TUCA). Developed in partnership with the National Construction College and Crossrail. Specialist training facilities include • A simulated pit top with gantry crane • A pit bottom inclusive of a 40 metre tunnel environment • A state of the art Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) training facility • A fully functioning concrete testing laboratory • An operational loco track and driver training facilities • A fully operational four metre Ring-Erector Simulator • Additional workshops for other tunnelling specific training. a test centre for online safety testing and a large refectory. . opened in September 2011. six state of the art teaching rooms. environmental awareness and safer working methods.

call us on 0344 994 4433. Progression to full EFNARC nozzle man status can be attained. Book now For available dates or to book.950 Grant £50 per day* Duration Arranged on an individual basis *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co. you can be assessed on site to gain a full NVQ/SVQ in Sprayed Concrete Lining – see On Site Assessment Service – page 97. including traffic lights and/or replacement hand signals.co. Entry requirements Assessment and training You’ll be trained in all elements of SCL through a combination of theory and practical training including use of 3D simulators. Cost  £275 Grant  £50* per day Duration Arranged on an individual basis *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co.co. You must have experience of SCL and hold a current CSCS Card. citb. Cost £1.uk/training Entry requirements You must have experience of applying SCL and currently be working in the sector.Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) Training and Assessment Course programme • Work with sprayed concrete substrates • Carry out pre-operation equipment checks • Understand shotcrete tolerances for SCL • Use sprayed concrete • Test sprayed concrete • Clean SCL equipment • Understand all signal systems. call us on 0344 994 4433. Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) Concrete Technology for Operatives This course is for those who are currently working with Sprayed Concrete Lining and require knowledge of the more technical aspects of SCL. Assessment and training This course provides a combination of practical sessions and classroom work.uk/training 119 . Course programme • The importance of accurate mix consistency • The quality control requirements for SCL • How to test fresh and cured concrete • How inconsistencies will affect the finished product • The importance of the curing process. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. including how to mix concrete correctly.uk/grant for further information Tunnelling and Underground Construction This course aims to give you a comprehensive grounding in sprayed concrete techniques and refresh your knowledge in preparation for assessment. Qualifications/certification EFNARC P – provisional licence. Book now For available dates or to book.uk/grant for further information Further training On successful completion of this training. Further training For information on other SCL courses please refer to this course programme or visit citb. It will help you get to grips with the technical aspects of SCL.

Assessment and training Course programme CITB National Construction College certificate.uk/training .uk/training This course is a mix of classroom-based and workshop learning. Further training For information on SCL courses please call 0344 994 4433 or visit citb. call us on 0344 994 4433.co.co. Book now For available dates or to book. 120 citb. It is for those who are currently working within the SCL sector who have a responsibility for quality control. call us on 0344 994 4433.uk/grant for further information This course will give you an awareness of the waterproof membrane layers used in conjunction with SCL.co.Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) Inspectors’ Course Cost £275 Grant £50 per day* Tunnelling and Underground Construction Duration Arranged on an individual basis *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. • The importance of accurate mix consistency • The quality control requirements for SCL • How to test fresh and cured concrete • How inconsistencies will affect the finished product • The importance of the curing process • Finishing of SCL • The separate phases of SCL. Qualifications/certification Book now For available dates or to book.co.uk/training Entry requirements You must have experience of SCL application and be currently working in the sector. Knowledge and understanding of concrete technology are essential. Assessment and training Course programme Qualifications/certification • • • • • The types of membrane available Substrate preparation The application of membrane layers Fixing patterns How inconsistencies will affect the finished product • Coverage of waterproof membranes Entry requirements You must have experience of SCL application and be currently working in the sector.co. Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) Waterproof Membrane Awareness Cost £150 Grant £50 per day* Duration Arranged on an individual basis *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. CITB National Construction College certificate. Knowledge and understanding of concrete technology are essential. Further training For information on SCL courses please call 0344 994 4433 or visit citb.uk/grant for further information This course aims to provide you with an awareness of SCL and its phases of work. This course is predominantly a classroombased course with workshop activity witnessing SCL being applied.

Tunnel Safety Card (TSC) Training and Test Assessment and training Course programme Tunnel Safety Card.uk/training 121 .uk/grant for further information Further training Tunnel Entry and Associated Emergency Procedures – page 124.co. call us on 0344 994 4433. citb. This course will give you foundation training towards a Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Red Card. Further training Cost On application depending on experience Grant £50 per day* Duration 4 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Qualifications/certification Book now For available dates or to book.co. Qualifications/certification Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Red Card. Book now Entry requirements Further qualification includes a Level 2 NVQ/SVQ. Safety and Environmental (HS&E) test before attending this course.uk/grant for further information This course is a mix of classroom-based and workshop learning. which leads to a Blue CPCS Competent Operator Card – see NVQ/ SVQ Assessment and Verification Service – page 97. call us on 0344 994 4433. • Recognise the hazards associated with tunnelling operations • Understand the controls in place to reduce risks • Recognise your environmental responsibilities • Understand the behavioural issues affecting construction sites.co. Cost £115 Grant £50 per day* Duration ½ day (including test) *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. You must have passed a CITB Health. Assessment and training For available dates or to book. Entry requirements You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Trailer Mounted Concrete Pump/Pressurised Systems The aim of the course is to help you understand the general hazards when working with concrete pumps/pressurised systems within the construction industry. Course programme • Concrete pumping accidents • Concrete pump operational safety checks • Communication • Pumping concrete − priming the line/ pipes • Key issues pumping concrete • Problem solving • Blockage – essential actions • Pump maintenance • Safety reminders • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH). Tunnelling and Underground Construction This course will improve your knowledge of tunnelling operations and prepare you for the Tunnel Safety Card Health and Safety Test. Learn via group activities and case study exercises.

Book now For available dates or to book. Entry requirements Course programme Assessment and training • Concrete pumping accidents • Concrete pump operational safety checks • Communication • Pumping concrete − priming the line • Key issues pumping concrete • Problem solving • Blockage – essential actions • Pump maintenance • Safety reminders • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH). .uk/grant for further information The aim of this course is to help you understand the general hazards of working with pressurised systems/pumps within the sprayed concrete industry. Entry requirements You must be employed and working in tunnelling activity within the last year and hold a current CSCS Card. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. Book now Further training After 300 hours you can be assessed for a full NVQ/SVQ and convert your Red Card to a full Blue CPCS Card – see NVQ/ SVQ Assessment and Verification Service – page 97.co. call us on 0344 994 4433. This course is a mix of classroom-based and workshop learning.uk/training This course will allow learners to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of operating a tunnel locomotive. Further training You can go on to complete a three-day course for non-CPCS cardholders – call for details. Must be able to demonstrate a background knowledge of pressurised concrete pump systems.uk/grant for further information 122 citb.co. Qualifications/certification Assessment and training For available dates or to book. CPCS Red Card – A67 Tunnel Locomotive.co. CPCS Loco Assessment Cost £950 (indicative fee) Grant May be available* Duration Arranged on an individual basis *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. call us on 0344 994 4433. This is a combination of a one to one CPCS Theory Test and practical assessments.Trailer Mounted Concrete Pump/Pressurised Systems Refresher Cost On application depending on experience Grant £50 per day* Tunnelling and Underground Construction Duration 1 or 2 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.

You must also hold a current CSCS Card. or other operatives deemed to need refresher training by their employer. call us on 0344 994 4433. Course programme • Regulation Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998 • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998 • Slinging theory – including safety code • • • • • • • • • • • Crane theory Explanation of controls and instruments Daily checks Pre-operational checks Operational checks PPE requirements Responsibility Risk assessment Planning the lift Safe working load The effect of shock loading on the structural strength of a gantry crane.co. Course programme There will be an assessment on the final day. Overhead Gantry Crane Operator Training and Advanced Slinger/Signaller Techniques The aim of this course is to help you understand the general hazards of working with gantry crane systems/slinger signaller duties.uk/training 123 .uk/grant for further information Qualifications/certification CPCS Red Card − A67 Tunnel Locomotive. Assessment and training Cost £1.co.CPCS Loco Training and Assessment Entry requirements Further training You must have been employed and working in tunnelling activity within the last year. call us on 0344 994 4433. This course provides training for those who have experience in gantry crane operation but have not operated cranes in the last six months. citb. Book now For available dates or to book. • Safe working practices • The safe operation of tunnel locomotives • Operator maintenance of a locomotive • Hazards of operating in a tunnel • Load types and characteristics • Track layout including point systems • All signal systems including traffic lights and/or replacement hand signals. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. Entry requirements Must be able to demonstrate previous use of gantry cranes and also hold a CPCS Red or Blue Card Slinger/Signaller certification. Assessment and training This course is a mix of classroom-based and workshop learning.400 Grant £50 per day* Duration 4/5 days depending on previous experience *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Book now For available dates or to book.uk/grant for further information Tunnelling and Underground Construction This course aims to provide you with the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised competence qualification (CPCS) and provides the first step towards achieving an NVQ/SVQ in Tunnel Locomotive Operating. Cost £150 Grant £50 per day* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co. After 300 hours you can be assessed for a full NVQ/SVQ and convert your CPCS Red Card to a full Blue Card – see NVQ/SVQ Assessment and Verification Service – page 97.

call us on 0344 994 4433.uk/grant for further information This course is for those entering confined spaces with escape breathing apparatus sets.uk/grant for further information The aim of the course is to help you understand the general hazards of working in a confined tunnel environment – including the safe use of self-rescue devices. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Entry requirements 124 citb. Qualifications/certification City & Guilds certificate 6151 − Tunnel Entry. Tunnel Entry and Emergency Procedures Cost £150 Grant £50 per day* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb.co. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. Book now For available dates or to book. The aim of this course is to help you understand the general hazards of working in a confined tunnel environment holding water − including the use of escape breathing apparatus as a means of self-rescue. Assessment and training This course is a mix of classroom-based and workshop learning.Confined Space Entry with Escape Breathing Apparatus Cost £150 Grant £50 per day* Tunnelling and Underground Construction Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. . Book now For available dates or to book. Course programme • Hazards and risks associated with confined space and tunnel entry • Oxygen re-breathers • Personal and area gas detection equipment • Access and egress equipment including fall protection equipment • Practical use of the above equipment in a realistic training environment. call us on 0344 994 4433. Qualifies for entry into medium risk confined spaces NC1-NC3.uk/training You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Entry requirements You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.co.co. Course programme • Hazards and risks associated with confined spaces • Compressed air escape breathing apparatus • Personal gas detection equipment • Safe use of access and egress equipment including fall protection equipment • Practical use of the above equipment in a realistic training environment. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Assessment and training This course is a mix of classroom-based and workshop learning. Further training Advanced Technical Rescue from Confined Spaces – page 126. Further training Advanced Technical Rescue from Confined Spaces – page 126.

Assessment and training This course is a mix of classroom-based and workshop learning. Book now For available dates or to book. citb.The aim of this course is to help you understand safe entry into hazardous areas. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. Entry requirements Basic first aid training. Cost £250 Grant £50 per day* Duration 1 or 2 days in conjunction with Tunnel Entry and Emergency Procedures or Confined Space Entry with Escape Breathing Apparatus. Course programme • Theory of compressed air breathing apparatus • Safe usage of SCBA including pre-use and post-use checks and servicing • Breathing apparatus entry control • Practical use of the above equipment in a realistic training environment • Basic casualty and stretcher handling techniques for rapid recovery from confined spaces. Aimed at situations where casualty safety will not be compromised by a basic recovery. and entry into high risk confined space environments. Course programme • Theory of compressed air breathing apparatus • Safe usage of SCBA including pre-use and post-use checks and servicing • Breathing apparatus entry control • Practical use of the above equipment in a realistic training environment. call us on 0344 994 4433. Assessment and training This course is a mix of classroom and workshop learning. *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. 3 days if Supervision and Management of Work in Confined Spaces is required. You will gain NC1-NC4 classifications if this course is taken in conjunction with Tunnel Entry and Emergency Procedures or Confined Space Entry with Escape Breathing Apparatus.uk/training 125 . Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate and City & Guilds 6151 certificate in Tunnel Entry and Associated Emergency Procedures. call us on 0344 994 4433. e. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate.co. Cost £150 Grant £50 per day* Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. gas rich environments. Further training Advanced Technical Rescue from Confined Spaces – page 126. Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) with Snatch Rescue The aim of the course is to help you understand how to safely recover casualties from a hazardous environment. Further training Advanced Technical Rescue from Confined Spaces – page 126.g.uk/grant for further information Tunnelling and Underground Construction Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Book now For available dates or to book.co.uk/grant for further information Entry requirements You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.co.

Assessment and training This course is a classroom-based programme.co. advice and classification for confined space working. Assessment and training This course is a mix of classroom-based and workshop learning. for example. safe systems of work and rescue plans • Detailed understanding of the classification of contained space. call us on 0344 994 4433.uk/grant for further information 126 citb. .uk/training This course offers a full rescue qualification aimed at employees who will form part of a standby rescue team.co. and how to apply this knowledge • Best practice and the need for planning work in confined spaces. Further training Advanced Technical Rescue from Confined Spaces – see below. Course programme • Creation of risk assessments. Entry requirements Full First Aid at Work qualification. Entry requirements Previous experience within confined space working is highly recommended. Course programme Qualifications/certification • Rescue planning. The aim of this course is to help you understand the general hazards of working in a high risk confined tunnel environment. gas rich environments. Book now For available dates or to book. City & Guilds certificate in Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces Level 3. oxygen resuscitation devices. Book now For available dates or to book.uk/grant for further information The course provides you with the knowledge required for creating supporting documentation and for providing guidance.co. It includes the use of escape breathing apparatus as a means of self-rescue and the use of confined space rescue equipment for complicated rescue operations. call us on 0344 994 4433.Supervision and Management of Work in Confined Spaces Cost £150 Grant £50 per day* Tunnelling and Underground Construction Duration 1 day *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Training is best completed in the teams within which you will operate in confined spaces. defibrillation units and air augmentation for casualties with working BA sets. Advanced Technical Rescues from Confined Spaces Cost £500 Grant £50 per day* Duration 5 days *Grant available for eligible employers £50 per day for training days only Visit citb. Qualifications/certification CITB National Construction College certificate. the roles and responsibilities of a rescue team member • Use of confined space rescue equipment including stretchers.

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............................................................... 52 On Site NVQ/SVQ Assessment Workshop....................................................................Index Apprenticeships Construction and Specialist Building Access Apprenticeships Lightning Conductor Engineering.................................... 34 Highway Maintenance..... 36 Safe Support of Trenches and Shafts............. 35 Steelfixing.................................... 27 Asbestos Awareness Course – UKATA Certified............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 15 New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) 1991 – Operatives................ 50 National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety.................................................................................................................................................................. 38 Scaffolding.................................................... 53 Health and Safety Awareness............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 56 Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS).. Partition Fixing and Drylining.. 25 External Wall Insulation (EWI) Boarder Installer. 18 Internal Wall Insulation (IWI) Installer.................... 42 Construction Apprenticeships Civil Engineering Technician.............................. 51 Working at Height Online.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 21 Index Plant Maintenance.................................................................................... 31 Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)................................... 40 Solar Panel Installation......................................................................................................................................................................... 57 Directors’ Role for Health and Safety.................... 54 Sprayed Concrete Lining............................................................ 14 New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 Refresher.. 43 Formwork........... 41 Safe Entry into Confined Spaces.................................................... 50 Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Refresher...................... 40 Roofing Apprenticeships Built-up Felt Roofing..............................................................................................................uk/training 129 ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 25 External Wall Insulation (EWI) Pre-Course (Novices/New Entrants).................................................................... 26 Occupational Health – Stay Well at Work........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 20 CITB/CPA: Use of Proprietary Shoring Equipment...................................................................................................................................................................... 32 Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Refresher....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 37 Site Safety Plus – Temporary Works Co-ordinator..................................................................... 23 Roof Slating and Tiling.................. 28 National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) National Certificate in the Management of Health and Well-being................................ 19 Supervisors and Engineers: Concrete Appreciation............................................................................ 41 General Construction............................... 13 New Entrants/Graduates − Core Trade Awareness............... 57 citb........................................... 39 Asbestos Awareness Online Course – UKATA Certified.......................................... 51 On Site NVQ/SVQ Assessment...co.......................................................................... 55 Tunnel Operative......................................................................... 56 Index Plant Apprenticeships Crane Operation.............................. 12 External Wall Insulation (EWI) Render/Finisher. 17 Tunnelling Apprenticeships Tunnelling Construction Operative...................................................................................................... 53 Assessment Service Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)................... 25 Abrasive Wheels..................................................................................................................................................................... 44 Steeplejacking........................................................................................................................................................................... 39 Plant Operation – Civil Engineering Plant and Construction Plant................................ 22 Health and Safety Roof Sheeting and Cladding......................................................................................................................................... 36 Demolition Plant Operation.............. 24 Specialist Apprenticeships Interior Systems – Suspended Ceiling Fixing................................................................. 16 New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) 1991 − Supervisors....................................................................................................................................................................................................

....................... 46 Mini Excavator CPCS Code A58 – Below 10 Tonnes............................................................................................................................................................................................... 63 Appointed Person (Lifting Operations) CPCS Code A61............................................................. 64 Crane Supervisor CPCS Code A62.... 48 Mobile Crane CPCS Code A60 – All Duties.................................................... 61 Excavator 180° Wheeled CPCS Code A12...................................................................................................................................................................... 90 ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management.............. 95 Electrical Safety Testing (PAT)...............Leadership and Management Plant Operations Building Information Modelling (BIM)............ 89 Setting Out with GPS............................ 90 Welding Techniques..................uk/training Index Index Lifting with Excavators CPCS Code A59C.................................. 62 Forward Tipping Dumpers – Wheeled CPCS Code A09................. 92 Trailer/Mobile Towable Units: Maintenance and Inspection........ 87 Advanced Setting Out.................................................................................................................. 86 Business Improvement in Construction: Business Analysis and Planning.......................................................co.............................................. 75 Plant and Vehicle Marshaller CPCS Code A73................................................... 74 Slinger/Signaller CPCS Code A40.................................................................................................. 82 Wastemaster Operator Training – Wheeled Loading Shovel CPCS Code A21......................................... 92 130 citb............................................................ 85 Construction ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management................................................... 88 Strategy.................. 83 Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) – IPAF................................................................. 75 Ride On Road Roller CPCS Code A31................................................ 76 Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane CPCS Code A63................................................................... Costing and Pricing............................................................... 62 Dump Truck – Articulated Chassis CPCS Code A56................................................... 61 Excavator 360° Tracked CPCS Code A59............... 87 Intermediate Setting Out................................................................................................................................................ 81 Telescopic Handler CPCS Code A17 Endorsement C............................................. 96 Levelling for Construction................................................................................................................................................................................................ 65 CITB Plant Instructional Techniques.......... 84 Fairness.................................................................................................................. 97 Business Improvement in Construction: Finance............ 91 Levelling and Setting Out Lorry Loader CPCS Code A36 Endorsement A – Hook.. 97 Loading and Movement of Trailers and Mobile Towable Units................................................................................................................................................. 65 CPCS Tester........................ 95 Plant Maintenance Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) – PAL+ Card............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 63 Eco Operator.. 46 Managing and Co-ordinating Plant Refresher..................................... 93 Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management.......................................................................................... 89 ........................................................................................................ 88 Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision.................... 91 Tower Crane CPCS Code A04 Endorsement A – Trolley Jib B – Luffing Jib........................................................................................................................................... 94 Wheeled Loading Shovel CPCS Code A21............................................................................................................................... 96 Introduction to Setting Out........................................................................................... 74 NVQ/SVQ Assessment and Verification Service........ 47 Managing and Co-ordinating Plant............................................................................................................................................................................................. 76 Safe Use of Quick Hitches......................... 47 Management of Lifting Operations in Construction........ 94 Track and Undercarriage Inspection................................. 98 Business Improvement in Construction: Understanding the Market and Selling.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Inclusion and Respect: Senior Managers and Directors in Construction......................................................................................... 64 Crawler Crane CPCS Code A02 Endorsement B – All Duties....................................................................... 84 Test and Inspection...........................................................................................

............................................121 citb......................................................................................................................................................................................................................107 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) with Snatch Rescue........103 Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) Training and Assessment..............110 Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) Inspectors’ Course.............................................. Instruction and Coaching Inspiring and Coaching your Apprentice...............126 Two-day Product Knowledge Courses..................................................................124 Advanced Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (Advanced SITS)...............................................116 Teaching................................................................................................111 CPCS Loco Assessment.......................................................................................................123 CISRS Practical Skills Assessment (Scaffolder) – Tube and Fitting or System Scaffold.............................................................................co...................................................................................................................................................................................121 Sustainability Trailer Mounted Concrete Pump/Pressurised Systems Refresher...........................................................................................................................................................................................Scaffolding and Access Tunnelling and Underground Construction Advanced Level 3 CISRS Practical Skills Assessment.....................................................122 Basic Access System Erector.104 Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) Waterproof Membrane Awareness..........................106 Tunnel Safety Card (TSC) Training and Test......108 CPCS Loco Training and Assessment....105 Confined Space Entry with Escape Breathing Apparatus...........107 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).................114 Waste Management On Site......................................................................................119 Scaffolding Part 2 – Tube and Fitting or System Scaffold.115 Low Carbon Retrofit.......................................................................................................................... 69 Understanding the Role of the Work Based Recorder.........................................................120 Scaffolding Part 1 – Tube and Fitting or System Scaffold............................................................. 70 ...............................................................................123 CISRS Operative Training Scheme (COTS)..................................108 Advanced Technical Rescues from Confined Spaces........................125 PASMA (Mobile Towers).................................................... 71 Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) Initial Assessment.............................................................................115 Green Deal Customer Service Plus..........................................................................................................uk/training 131 Green Deal Awareness..........................102 Overhead Gantry Crane Operator Training and Advanced Slinger/Signaller Techniques....................................................................................................... 70 Understanding and Motivating your Apprentice.........................................109 Supervision and Management of Work in Confined Spaces.................................114 Tunnel Entry and Emergency Procedures.............................................................................125 Experienced Worker Practical Assessment Route (EWPAR) Scaffolding..........................................................................................................................................................126 Advanced Scaffolder............................................................................................................................................ 69 Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF)......................120 Scaffolding Supervisor (CISRS)..........................................109 Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) Concrete Technology for Operatives........................................................124 Index Index Trailer Mounted Concrete Pump/Pressurised Systems..............................................................................................................122 Environmental Management Systems at Site Level..............................................................................................................................119 Scaffolding Inspection Training Scheme (SITS)..........................................................................

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